Embers Academy

Embers Academy is a private, independent school, rooted in the Catholic Faith, serving grades Kindergarten through Fifth. Emphasizing the vocation of the laity, Embers is committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and character formation.
Embers works in partnership with parents, who are the primary educators of their children.
Embers sees each student as a child of God and a gift from God and helps them to acquire knowledge, develop skills, and practice moral behavior.
Our young independent school is dedicated to excellence and stands for high, explicit academic standards for learning, character formation as integral to a child's full development, and close collaboration with parents who are the primary educators of their children.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students138 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Embers Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Embers Academy is a private, independent school, rooted in the Catholic Faith, serving grades Kindergarten through Fifth. Emphasizing the vocation of the laity, Embers is committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and character formation. Embers works in partnership with parents, who are the primary educators of their children. Embers sees each student as a child of God and a gift from God and helps them to acquire knowledge, develop skills, and practice moral behavior. Our young independent school is dedicated to excellence and stands for high, explicit academic standards for learning, character formation as integral to a child's full development, and close collaboration with parents who are the primary educators of their children.
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