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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students143 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Epiphany Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake City
    Grades: PK-12 | 104 students
    0.8 miles
    2019 Sw Main Blvd
    Lake City, FL 32025
    (386) 755-3636
    0.8 PK-12
    104
  • Lake City
    Grades: PK-12 | 200 students
    1.9 miles
    3035 SW Pinemount Road
    Lake City, FL 32024
    (386) 758-0055
    1.9 PK-12
    200
  • Lake City
    Grades: 2-12 | 27 students
    1.7 miles
    810 Sw Faith Rd
    Lake City, FL 32025
    (386) 438-5495
    1.7 2-12
    27
  • Lake City
    Grades: K-12 | 182 students
    0.9 miles
    608 SW Marvin Burnett Rd
    Lake City, FL 32024
    (386) 758-4710
    0.9 K-12
    182

School Reviews

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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.
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