St Charles Borromeo School

7112 S 12th St
Tacoma, WA 98465-0984
Tel: (253)564-5185
Grades: PK-8 | 532 students
Inspired by Christ, our common vision at St. Charles is to prepare students to be responsible individuals with traditional Catholic values and a life-long love of learning.
As a ministry of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, we provide opportunities for academic and spiritual growth within a secure and supportive environment in partnership with parents, parish, and community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 532 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade St Charles Borromeo School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 28 students

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Coding Club Chess Club, Coding Club,

School Notes

  • A tradition of 50-years of academic excellence within a faith-filled, caring environment with a Church-home-school partnership. The school and faculty have received many awards for excellence, community service, and student achievement. The school is within the top 5% of all schools nationally

Profile last updated: 09/10/2015

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