Catholic Academy of Bridgeport-St. Raphael Academy

As a Catholic school, we are committed to educating the whole child - body, mind and spirit.
Our students follow a solid, developmentally appropriate academic curriculum that includes Literacy, Mathematics, Spanish and Science.
They also have daily Religion classes and celebrate Mass as a school the first Friday of every month.In a safe and nurturing environment, our preschool and elementary students receive an excellent education and something more: the building blocks of spiritual and character formation, with a focus on kindness and respect.We invite you to come tour our school and experience Christ-centered learning in a warm community environment.
We look forward to hearing from you and hopefully to having you as a member of our school community!.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 210 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Catholic Academy of Bridgeport-St. Raphael Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Year Founded
1960

Student Body

Total Students
210 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
80%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Catholic Academy of Bridgeport-St. Raphael Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Here you'll find a safe, supportive, creative school community that encourages all children to become the best they can be. Teachers form strong partnerships with parents and work to cultivate a desire in each child to discover his or her own talents and gifts. St. Raphael fosters a deep appreciation for the variety of cultures and nationalities within our diverse community. Although our students come from different faith backgrounds, all form a common bond through fellowship. "Sharing the Love of the Heart of Christ," our school motto, unites us all. Little Friends of the Sacred Heart, a community service group, is a cornerstone of our school activities. Children help with charity food drives, visit the elderly, and make valentines for veterans. 

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 210 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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