Highland Catholic School

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Highland Catholic School serves the children from the Lumen Christi Community and surrounding neighborhood.
As teachers, parents, and parishoners, we form a Christ-centered faith community, fostering a spiritual growth, academic excellence, and commitment to justic in the name of Jesus.
Highland Catholic School is dedicated to: enabling children to grow in their Catholic faith in an environment where the gospel message is taught and lived; encouraging children to be thoughtful, creative, and industrious in purusing knowledge; following a curriculum which includes basic skills and higher level thinking; following a curriculum which includes basic skills and higher level thinking; creating a desire in our student to respond to the needs of others by providing meaningful opportunities to serve the community; ensuring effective education through a partnership between students, parents, and school staff; and providing a peaceful enviornment for children where respect, social justice, and reconciliation are foundational elements.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,100
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Highland Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students
442 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Highland Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition cost reflects active parishioner discount through Lumen Christi.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions Director
Mary Nyhus

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Battle of the Books, Chess Club, Destination Imagination, Girl Scouts, Jr. High Math League, Math Masters, Young Rembrandts

Arts and Music Programs:
4th-8th Band Program, Choir, Piano and Guitar Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate Lessons
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Highland Catholic School cost?
Highland Catholic School's tuition is approximately $6,100 for private students.
What sports does Highland Catholic School offer?
Highland Catholic School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Highland Catholic School's ranking?
Highland Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Highland Catholic School?
The application deadline for Highland Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,100
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $12,079 for elementary schools and $21,284 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Paul, MN is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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