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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students162 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
69%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeAssumption Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,300
Tuition Notes$4300 with no fundraising obligation, $3650 with obligations. Discounts given for siblings.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLissette Shumny

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBowling, Track and FieldBowlingTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Perth Amboy
    Grades: PK-8 | 279 students
    0.7 miles
    500 State St
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    (732)826-1598
    0.7 PK-8
    279
  • Perth Amboy
    Grades: PK-2 | 172 students
    0.8 miles
    Brace & Carlock Avenues
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    (732)826-5747
    0.8 PK-2
    172
  • Staten Island
    Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
    1.8 miles
    23 Summit St
    Staten Island, NY 10307
    (718)984-1860
    1.8 PK-8
    198
  • Fords
    Candyland, Inc.
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 54 students
    1.9 miles
    698 King Georges Road
    Fords, NJ 08863
    (732)738-4555
    1.9 PK-K
    54
  • Woodbridge
    Grades: PK-8 | 315 students
    2.1 miles
    341 Amboy Ave
    Woodbridge, NJ 07095
    (732)634-2090
    2.1 PK-8
    315

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