Highland Catholic School

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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 430 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,000
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
430 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Highland Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(school uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition cost reflect active parishioner status.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$800
Admissions Director
Kathy Eldredge

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 430 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,000
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $10,114 for elementary schools and $18,127 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Paul, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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