Assumption Catholic School
- Assumption Catholic School (ACS) has been educating students since 1963 in a well-maintained building on beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet residential section of Perth Amboy.
- A Catholic school education is an investment in your child's future.
- Children that have a challenging and comprehensive course of studies in the primary grades establish a foundation that prepares them for success in high school, college, and life.
- ACS features a full-day pre-K (for four-year-old) through 8th grade on a single campus. This offers a single drop-off and pick-up point for families with more than one elementary school child. ACS offers before-school and after-school care.
Assumption Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||162 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 30%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||10 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||17 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$4,300|
|Tuition Notes||$4300 with no fundraising obligation, $3650 with obligations. Discounts given for siblings.|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Lissette Shumny|
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Bowling, Track and FieldBowling, Track and Field,|
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Perth Amboy Grades: PK-8 | 279 students
500 State St
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
(732)826-1598 0.7 PK-8
- Perth Amboy Grades: PK-2 | 172 students
Brace & Carlock Avenues
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
(732)826-5747 0.8 PK-2
- Staten Island Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
23 Summit St
Staten Island, NY 10307
(718)984-1860 1.8 PK-8
- Fords Grades: PK-K | 54 students
698 King Georges Road
Fords, NJ 08863
(732)738-4555 1.9 PK-K
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