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Dubois Central Catholic School Photo #1 - Little Cardinals Preschool! Our preschool prepares children for school! We have two and three day morning classes, a five day afternoon class and a five day all day Kindergarten Prep class. Two, three and five day classes may visit our gym, Library and technology rooms. Kindergarten Prep students enjoy 'pull-out' programs in gym, art, music, technology and Library.
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Dubois Central Catholic School Photo #1 - Little Cardinals Preschool! Our preschool prepares children for school! We have two and three day morning classes, a five day afternoon class and a five day all day Kindergarten Prep class. Two, three and five day classes may visit our gym, Library and technology rooms. Kindergarten Prep students enjoy 'pull-out' programs in gym, art, music, technology and Library.
The DuBois Central Catholic School is an educational complex for students pre-K through grade twelve.
As a school of the Diocese of Erie, we exist to fulfill the mission of the Catholic Church to teach as Jesus did.
We strive to accomplish this mission by evangelizing, educating and socializing our students, and worshipping God as a community of believers.
We are dedicated to the growth of the whole person, and we help students recognize and develop individual talents so that they can know God and serve Him in building a just society.
We seek to educate the whole student - body, mind, and spirit. Our goal is the development of each student.
In an atmosphere of love, understanding, cooperation, and freedoms, this community views each person as a sacred gift with unique abilities.
It endeavors to instill Christian values as it fosters students' intellectual, social, psychological, physical, and spiritual growth within the Catholic tradition.
The student is provided with the intellectual skills necessary to function effectively in society.
Each is given the opportunity to develop according to individual potential, so that throughout life there may be both the desire and the capabilities for continued growth. DuBois Central Catholic Elementary School's program is designed to prepare the student to grow as a responsible Christian and American citizen and to respond successfully to the challenges of life in the church, the nation, and the world.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 502 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Dubois Central Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1961

Student Body

Total Students
502 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Dubois Central Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry II, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science
Average SAT score
1147

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is dependent upon grade level, number of children enrolled an whether or not a family is a member of a contributing parish. For tuition information it is best to visit our website or call the school.
% on Financial Aid
70%
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Debora A. Kruise

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts (Elem.), Campus Ministry (HS), Cardinal Media Group, Civil War Club (MS), Community Ambassadors, ELO (Enhanced Learning Opportunities) (2nd through 5th Grade), Environmental Club (HS), Girl Scouts Of America (Elem.), Journalism (MS & HS), Mock Trial Team, National Honor Society (HS), National Junior Honor Society, Regional Science Competition, Rotary Interact Club (MS & HS), Scholastic Challenge, Student Ambassadors, Student Council (MS & HS), Student Council Government (MS & HS), Tech Club (5th Grade), Trout in the Classroom

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus (MS & HS; 5th Grade), Private Music Lessons (4th - 8th Grade), Theatre (MS & HS)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Boys Basketball (Grades 4 & 5), Girls Basketball (Grades 4-8), Little Dribblers (Boys & Girls; K-4), Running Club, Super Strikers Soccer (Grades 1-5)

School Notes

  • The DuBois Central Catholic School is an educational complex for students pre-K through grade twelve. As a school of the Diocese of Erie, we exist to fulfill the mission of the Catholic Church to teach as Jesus did. We strive to accomplish this mission by evangelizing, educating and socializing our students, and worshipping God as a community of believers. We are dedicated to the growth of the whole person, and we help students recognize and develop individual talents so that they can know God and serve Him in building a just society. We seek to educate the whole student - body, mind, and spirit. Our goal is the development of each student. In an atmosphere of love, understanding, cooperation and freedoms, this community views each person as a sacred gift with unique abilities. It endeavors to instill Christian values as it fosters students intellectual, social, psychological, physical, and spiritual growth within Catholic tradition. The student is provided with the intellectual skills necessary to function effectively in society. Each is given the opportunity to develop according to individual potential, so that throughout life there may be both the desire and the capabilities for continued growth. DuBois Central Catholic Elementary School's program is designed to prepare the student to grow as a responsible Christian and American citizen and to respond successfully to the challenges of life in the church, the nation and the world.
Profile last updated: 08/17/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 502 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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