National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence  National Green Ribbon School
A member of National Schools That Can  Step Up to Quality 5 Star Rating
Metro Catholic School is a Preschool through Gr. 8 program located at two campuses on Cleveland's Near West Side. We serve the educational needs of a diverse and changing population. We offer a traditional curriculum along with many special learning programs and services in a safe and nurturing environment. Children thrive at Metro Catholic. We empower dreams.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 525 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,500
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Metro Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
525 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Metro Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Residents of the city of Cleveland may qualify for tuition assistance through the state voucher program.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Mrs. Mary Lou Toler
Admissions Associate
Angela Grieve


Total Sports Offered
2 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Classroom of Champions, Garden Club, Green Team, Healthy Eating Club, Honor Society, Math Enrichment, Mindfulness Club, Ohio Pen, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Drama Club, Handbell Choir, Handbells

School Notes

  • Currently Metro Catholic serves over 400 students from Preschool to Grade 8, located at two campuses: St. Boniface and St. Stephen.  Most important-Metro Catholic successfully educates Cleveland`s urban youth.Metro Catholic is the only Cleveland Catholic elementary school with extensive programs to assist refugee students and those with cognitive learning disabilities. We are especially proud of our very diverse student population.  Operations are funded through tuition, State of Ohio Educational Vouchers, contributed services of the Sisters of Notre Dame and fund development. Metro Catholic is A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, A National Green Ribbon School, 5-Star Step Up To Quality Preschool and a member of Schools That Can, a national network of high-performing schools operating in urban neighborhoods. All instructors are certified / licensed by the State of Ohio. The staff includes specialists for art, music, computer, enrichment and special education plus many support staff and tutors.
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

School Reviews

Dear Facultyof Metro Catholic, I want to thank all of the teachers, staff, and especially Sister Anne for making these last 8 years TRUELLY memorable.I recommend this school highly. As my children venture on to new paths I know that with your help and nurturing they leave with values and self-confidence that will carry them through adulthood. Metro Catholic really does connect with respect. Sincerely, Teresa Spooner
- Posted by

Endorse Metro Catholic School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Books Set In Private Schools
Books Set In Private Schools
Enjoy a range of subject matter from recollections to murder mysteries, all set in private schools here at home and abroad.
Keep Ransomware Out of Your School
Keep Ransomware Out of Your School
Small organizations like private schools are just as vulnerable to ransomware attacks as large organizations are. Here's how to deal with ransomware in your school.
Endow A Teaching Position
Endow A Teaching Position
Endowing a teaching position accomplishes many things for the private school that gave you the foundation for your adult life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 525 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,500
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Cleveland, OH is $7,959 for elementary schools and $13,227 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cleveland, OH is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Related School Videos

Quick Links