St. Raphael School

1513 Dunster Rd
Potomac, MD 20854-0301
Tel: (301)762-2143
Grades: K-5 | 305 students
St. Raphael School is a coeducational parish school, providing students with a Catholic education rich in tradition enhanced by a 21st century classroom.
Our academic standards and Catholic virtues provide students with the tools essential to lead lives of service to God and our community.
Being an integral part of the parish community, St. Raphael School offers a warm and welcoming environment enriched by the time and talents offered through our partnership with parents.
Recognizing parents as the primary teachers in life, we welcome and value their ideas and interest.
Our goal is to prepare our students to lead lives of service while embracing the love of God and neighbor.
We work to develop a strong sense of self-worth in each of our students, enabling them to reach their full spiritual, intellectual and emotional potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students 305 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Raphael School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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