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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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,100
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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
244 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Espirito Santo Parochial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
21 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.www.espiritosantoschool.org
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Espirito Santo Parochial School cost?

Espirito Santo Parochial School's tuition is approximately $4,100 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Espirito Santo Parochial School?

The acceptance rate of Espirito Santo Parochial School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 71%.

What sports does Espirito Santo Parochial School offer?

Espirito Santo Parochial School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Soccer.

What is Espirito Santo Parochial School's ranking?

Espirito Santo Parochial School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for: Least expensive tuition and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Espirito Santo Parochial School?

The application deadline for Espirito Santo Parochial School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,100
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Fall River, MA is $4,714 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fall River, MA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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