Ascension Catholic School

Ascension School has as its mission the teaching of the Christian faith in the Roman Catholic tradition, fostering academic excellence in all areas of study, encouraging discipline based on respect and responsibility, and developing a sense of service and social justice within our multi-cultural community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,400
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Ascension Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1897
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
328 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Ascension Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
72%
Average Class Size
19 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Generous financial aid is readily available.
Summer Program Cost
$80
Summer Program Cost Notes
We offer a six-week summer Language and Math program.
% on Financial Aid
99%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
LEGO Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Orchestra

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the Run

School Notes

  • Since 1897, Ascension Catholic School, a ministry of Ascension Catholic Community, has been teaching the Christian faith in the Roman Catholic tradition.Throughout its history, Ascension Catholic School has served as both a reflection of its community and as an instrument for change on the North Side of Minneapolis, helping move lives forward through education and spiritual formation. Ascension prepares its students to become intelligent and responsible adults.
  • All are welcome at Ascension Catholic School without regard to academic level, home situations, language skills, religious beliefs, or financial resources.
  • Ascension School is deeply committed to the idea that no child should be denied a quality education on the basis of his or her family`s financial situation.
  • As members of the Ascension Catholic School community, the students learn to respect each other and to accept responsibility for their actions. In doing this, students come to recognize how their actions affect the larger community. They are taught about the immense value of compassion and tolerance, learn of the diversity of their community and, ultimately, come to appreciate its social, political and religious differences
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ascension Catholic School cost?
Ascension Catholic School's tuition is approximately $1,400 for private students and $80 for summer students.
Does Ascension Catholic School offer a summer program?
Yes, Ascension Catholic School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Ascension Catholic School offer?
Ascension Catholic School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Soccer.
What is Ascension Catholic School's ranking?
Ascension Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for: Least expensive tuition, Highest percentage of students of color, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Ascension Catholic School?
The application deadline for Ascension Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,400
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $10,132 for elementary schools and $16,699 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minneapolis, MN is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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