Epiphany Catholic School

Epiphany Catholic School opened in downtown Lake City, in a small hall, offering grade one through four.
The Sisters of Mercy, from Wexford, Ireland, staffed the school boasting an enrollment of 29 students.
In March 1960 the school relocated to its present site, situated two miles south of downtown Lake City, between Marion St.
and U.S. 441. The Sisters of Mercy were recalled to Ireland, and the Sisters of St.
Joseph of St. Augustine, were sent to the school. The Diocese of St.
Augustine reassigned Sr. Mare Rene Azar and so in 1995 the first lay principal, Mr.
J. Mark Akerman was hired. In 1996, Epiphany Catholic School added Kindergarten, with seventh grade following in August 1999, and eight grade added a year later.
In 2000, Mrs. Rita Klenk became principal. A new media center, administrative offices, clinic and student bathrooms were added in the summer of 2000.
In 2003, Ms. Carol Ghionzoli became principal, and in 2001 a Carmelite Sister joined the staff.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 143 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
143 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Epiphany Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Reviews

5  
For 7 years I worked in public schoolsin Fl.There was fighting,foul language,guns,arrests,bullying etc.I was afraid to walk the halls.I have come to Epiphany and have entered a loving positive Christian SAFE,enviroment.The teachers teach,the students learn,it is amazing.I highly suggest this school for everyone who wants the best for there child.
- Posted by

Endorse Epiphany Catholic School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

5 Reasons Why You Might Change Schools
5 Reasons Why You Might Change Schools
Here are five reasons why you might want to change schools.
2020-21 Best SSAT Prep Courses Reviewed
2020-21 Best SSAT Prep Courses Reviewed
The SSAT’s questions are different than questions on other standardized tests. Make sure you learn about the best SSAT test prep programs out there.
What A Teacher Does
What A Teacher Does
A teacher wears many hats. Here's a look at her duties and responsibilities.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 143 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Florida is $8,911 for elementary schools and $9,868 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links