DeSales Catholic School

6914 Chestnut Ridge Road
Lockport, NY 14094
Tel: (716)433-6422
  • DeSales Catholic School is the only Catholic school in Eastern Niagara County and serves families from 9 local Districts.
  • DeSales offers a safe, faith-based environment that fosters the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development of each student from Early Childhood (age 3) through 8th grade. DeSales students continue to outperform their public school peers on national and NY State standardized tests.
  • DeSales offers art, music, and Spanish classes for grades K-8.
  • Students with special needs receive physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy services at DeSales provided by the Lockport City School District.  DeSales Catholic School...The start of something great!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students420 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeDeSales Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAlgebra - Gr 8, Living Environment - Gr 8,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform for Kindergarten through Grade 8)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,924
Tuition NotesRegistered Catholics recieve diocesan stipend; additional need-based aid is available to families of all faiths
Admissions DirectorKim Knuutila

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
DanceSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Annual Broadway-style Musical, Instrumental Music Lessons, Middle School Chorus, National Junior Honor Society, Student Community Service, Student Senate

Club or Organization:
Coding Club, Destination Imagination, Robotics Club, STREAM Clubs

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls Running Clu

School Notes

  • Tuition Assistance Available
  • Transportation Available
  • WiFi Networked building with Smart Boards, iPads and Laptops for students
  • Before and Afterschool Childcare available
  • Full and Half Day Preschool classes for 3 and 4 year olds

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lockport
    Henrietta G Lewis Campus School
    Special Education School
    Grades: KG-12 | 55 students
    1.5 miles
    6395 Old Niagara Rd
    Lockport, NY 14094
    (716)433-4487
    1.5KG-12
    55
  • Buffalo
    Amherst Christian Academy
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 47 students
    9.2 miles
    2625 Tonawanda Creek Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14228
    (716)689-9944
    9.2PK-12
    47
  • East Amherst
    Grades: K | 38 students
    9.9 miles
    7041 Transit Rd
    East Amherst, NY 14051
    (716)668-5111
    9.9K
    38
  • Lockport
    St. Peter Lutheran School, North Ridge
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-PK | 20 students
    10 miles
    4169 Church Rd
    Lockport, NY 14094
    (716)433-9013
    10NS-PK
    20
  • East Amherst
    St. Marys School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 247 students
    10.4 miles
    Po Box 460
    East Amherst, NY 14051
    (716)689-8424
    10.4K-9
    247

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