Divine Mercy Catholic School

  • As a ministry of Divine Mercy Catholic Church, our mission is to form the whole person " spiritually, socially, culturally, emotionally, and intellectually " guided by Christian values according to Christ's example as found in the Gospel.
  • As such, our approach to education is designed to prepare students for success throughout their academic experience and beyond, by providing a strong Catholic foundation and moral-based values that last a lifetime.
  • The faculty and support staff of Divine Mercy Catholic School address individual learning needs in a nurturing, caring environment.
  • Through Christian leadership our faith-centered curriculum integrates a vigorous academic program that celebrates God's message, encourages full participation of all students, and challenges them to meet high standards of behavior and personal interaction.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students302 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
92%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Divine Mercy Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki or Navy bottoms. Red, white or navy tops. For a complete dress code policy please visit our website.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,435
Tuition Notes$50 books and technology fee not included. Finacial assistance available
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorGinger Van Hecke

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $4,301 for elementary schools and $11,149 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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