Our Mission The mission of Butler Catholic School, a community of faith, is to proclaim the message of Jesus and ensure the development of students who are self-motivated leaders, humble stewards and life-long learners, through a rigorous academic program and Christ-centered values. Our Beliefs We believe that every individual is a beloved child of God, and is worthy of respect, dignity and care.
We believe that an education based on Catholic tradition and Gospel teachings results in disciples who actively live their faith and advance the kingdom of God.
We believe that a rigorous academic program challenges students to reach their God-given individual potential.
We believe that the characteristics of integrity, respect and personal responsibility are critical to developing a strong moral character.
We believe that as followers of Christ, we are called to serve one another and the greater community.
We believe that an effective educational program develops the whole child spiritually, intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 277 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,450
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
277 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Butler Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(School uniforms in K-8th grade)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Cost for k-8 for Catholic students
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Challenge of Champions, Cub Scouts, Daisy Girl Scouts, Forensics Team, Garden Club, Geography Bee, Girls in Science, Newspaper, PA Junior Academy of Science, Spelling Bee, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
All School Musical, Band

School Notes

  • Butler Catholic School is a vibrant and faith-filled learning community dedicated to helping students grow academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically.  Founded by the merging of St. Paul`s, St. Michael`s and St. Peter`s schools in 1969, and later joined by St. Andrew and St. Fidelis parishes, Butler Catholic is a school with an enrollment of approximately 275 students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Butler Catholic serves the area of seven school districts:  Butler, South Butler, Mars, Moniteau, Karns City, Seneca Valley and Slippery Rock.We strive to educate the whole child. That is, we aim to carefully guide students in their intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, and service pursuits.  Our mission is to proclaim the message of Jesus Christ, and the formation of responsible, faithful, servant-leaders.Enrollment is open to children from all faith traditions, Catholic and non-Catholic alike. Butler Catholic School admits qualified students of any race, color, gender, ethnicity, national origin, or disability (if reasonable accommodations can be assumed by the school). Parents are encouraged to participate in a school tour as well as asked to attend a family meeting with the principal to begin the admissions process.We invite you to visit Butler Catholic School and experience firsthand our Gospel driven, academically challenging learning environment.  Please call the school office at (724)-285-4276 or email bcsoffice@butlercatholic.org to request information.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 277 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,450
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Butler, PA is $4,337 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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