Morning Star School

  • Morning Star Catholic School, a mission of the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg, recognizes the unique educational needs of students.
  • The purpose of Morning Star School is to offer students a Christian and caring learning environment where they are able to succeed.
  • The positive is accentuated to help the students recognize their potential.
  • Building self-esteem and self-confidence is integrated into the curriculum of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education, computer, library, art, and music.
  • Students receive the specialized services of speech and occupational therapy as part of the school day.
  • The administration, faculty, staff, and parents work together to provide an ungraded academic curriculum in which students can achieve their potential academically, socially, and spiritually.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
42%
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Pinellas County, FL is $6,352 for elementary schools and $9,190 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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