Espirito Santo Parochial School

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Espirito Santo Parochial School Photo #1 - ESS students, steeped in traditions
  • Welcome to Espirito Santo Parochial School! We hope that this website can serve as a starting point for you, as you learn more about our school family.For over 100 years, our school has been in operation, as it officially opened on September 19th, 1910.
  • Fast forward to today, and Espirito Santo Parochial School is still an important part of the community.
  • We pride ourselves in being a community, filled with faith, love, and hope.
  • As our mission states, we educate the whole child, morally, spiritually and intellectually, within a caring Christian environment. As the Principal of our school, I strive to achieve our mission everyday, and continue to build our school into the future.
  • Teaching our students to work hard, helping our brothers and sisters, and preserve our Portuguese heritage is a key to our school.Espirito Santo Parochial School students come from Fall River, and surrounding communities, including Westport, Dartmouth, Freetown, Somerset, Swansea and New Bedford.
  • Our graduates are prepared for a successful high school transition, and have achieved great success.You can follow our Facebook page to keep up-to-date with our events! Also, if you are an alumni, we would love to hear from you.Thank you for visiting, and please feel free to contact us with your questions, or feedback.
  • Sincerely, Mr. Andrew J. Raposo, M.Ed Principal & Director of Religious Education Espirito Santo School & Espirito Santo Church.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1910

Student Body

Total Students199 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Espirito Santo Parochial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,750
% on Financial Aid
70%

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Homework Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Basketball, Soccer
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fall River
    Holy Name School
    Holy Name School Photo - Holy Name School - view from the school yard
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 218 students
    1.7 miles
    850 Pearce St
    Fall River, MA 02720
    (508) 674-9131
    1.7 PK-8
    218
  • Fall River
    St. Stanislaus School
    St. Stanislaus School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 186 students
    2.7 miles
    37 Rockland St
    Fall River, MA 02724
    (508) 674-6771
    2.7 PK-8
    186
  • North Dartmouth
    Meeting Street/the Schwartz Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 32 students
    9.6 miles
    1 Posa Pl
    North Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (508) 996-3391
    9.6 PK-12
    32

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Love this school ,my child goes to ES and I also went there as a child .wish Espirto santo school would go up to 12 grade ,it's would be nice.
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For over 100 years, our school has been in operation, as it officially opened on September 19th, 1910. Fast forward to today, and Espirito Santo Parochial School is still an important part of the community. We pride ourselves in being a community, filled with faith, love, and hope. As our mission states, we educate the whole child, morally, spiritually and intellectually, within a caring Christian environment. As the Principal of our school, I strive to achieve our mission everyday, and continue to build our school into the future. Teaching our students to work hard, helping our brothers and sisters, and preserve our Portuguese heritage is a key to our school.Espirito Santo Parochial School students come from Fall River, and surrounding communities, including Westport, Dartmouth, Freetown, Somerset, Swansea and New Bedford. Our graduates are prepared for a successful high school transition, and have achieved great success.You can follow our Facebook page to keep up-to-date with our events! Also, if you are an alumni, we would love to hear from you. Thank you for visiting, and please feel free to contact us with your questions, or feedback.Sincerely,Mr. Andrew J. Raposo, M.EdPrincipal & Director of Religious EducationEspirito Santo School & Espirito Santo Church
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