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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students430 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Highland Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,000
Tuition NotesTuition cost reflect active parishioner status.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$800
Admissions DirectorKathy Eldredge

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The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $5,389 for elementary schools and $17,425 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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