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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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 216 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,000
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Espirito Santo Parochial School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1910

Student Body

Total Students
216 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Espirito Santo Parochial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
19 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is for K-8, see our website for up to date information.https://www.espiritosantoschool.org/financial-aid/
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Basketball, Soccer
Profile last updated: 01/13/2021

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 216 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,000
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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