Metro Catholic School

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 (2024)

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

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.: 24%
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 isA National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, A National Green Ribbon School,5-Star Step Up To Quality Preschooland a member ofSchools 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Metro Catholic School cost?
Metro Catholic School's tuition is approximately $8,500 for private students.
What sports does Metro Catholic School offer?
Metro Catholic School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Volleyball.
What is Metro Catholic School's ranking?
Metro Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Highest percentage of students of color, Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Metro Catholic School?
The application deadline for Metro Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Metro Catholic School located?
Metro Catholic School is located in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood of Cleveland, OH. There are 2 other private schools located in Detroit Shoreway.

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
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Quick Stats (2024)

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

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The average private school tuition in Cleveland, OH is $8,068 for elementary schools and $12,634 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).

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