St. Vincent Ferrer School

810 George Bush Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33483-0334
Tel: (561)278-3868
Grades: PK-8 | 350 students
On May 10, 1955, the construction of St. Vincent Ferrer School began.
On August 10, 1955, the Sisters of Mercy set sail from Ireland and arrived in West Palm Beach, Florida on August 25th. Classes began in the school on October 5, 1955.The school flourished through the next decades as the Catholic population of St. Vincent Ferrer grew.
Many additions have been made over the years to continually improve this special educational environment. Most recently, the development of our Family Life Center provides a place for recreation, socialization and education.With many years of solid leadership within its administration and the devotion of the school’s faculty and staff, who unselfishly nurture the whole child, our families continue to be richly blessed.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 350 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade St. Vincent Ferrer School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Advanced Courses Honors Algebra, Advanced Courses are available to Students through the Florida Virtual School,
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Casual & Formal Used for Mass)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,400
Tuition Notes We have a very generous sibling discount along with financial aide available to parishioners. We are also StepUpForStudent scholarship providers as well as accept VPK voucher for PK 4 program.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Lourdes Loreti


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballLacrosse,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Baton, Cooking Club, Drama Club, Irish dance, Karate, Student Council, Tech Club, Tennis Art Club, Baton, Cooking Club, Drama Club, Irish dance, Karate, Tech Club, Tennis, Student Council,

School Notes

  • We prepare young minds for the future by providing excellence and balance in the spiritual, educational, artistic, and recreational disciplines of life, and have been doing so for more than half a century. God, parents, and country.• Most of our students are testing 2 grades higher in math, science, and the arts than their peers in other schools and are well prepared to enter competitive secondary schools.• Our teachers, nuns, and pastor partner closely with parents because we know parents are, and should be, the primary educators of their children, and must be included in day-to-day learning.• All students participate in service helping the community to reinforce the principles of giving and humility.• Our championship winning sports teams provide healthy fun, and more importantly, the foundations of working in a team environment.• Wholesome nutritious meals provided in our spotless clean cafeteria by qualified staff.• Quality after school care provides peace of mind for parents who know their children are in a fun, safe, educational environment after school.• Our competitive rates, especially when compared to much more expensive private schools with lower standards, help parents save for college.• Over 50 award winning years preparing young minds for success that carries throughout their lives.

Profile last updated: 06/17/2015

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