Rapid City Catholic School System

  • Rapid City Catholic School System is comprised of three schools: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Three-year-old through Fifth Grade Elementary, St. Thomas More Sixth through Eighth Grade Middle School and St. Thomas More Ninth through Twelveth Grade High School. The entire system is accredited through NCEA.
  • We are a diverse and accessible community dedicated to assisting families in the formation of their children and serving as an education center for the community and diocese.
  • Anchored in the Catholic-school tradition and fired by the spirit of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Thomas More, we celebrate God's presence in the young, encouraging and empowering them to nourish and use their gifts to serve God through others.
  • We seek the development of individuals to their full potential in Christ through our spiritual formation, excellence-based academic curriculum and co-curricular programs and activities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students751 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeRapid City Catholic School System Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Rapid City Catholic School System is comprised of three schools: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Three-year-old through Fifth Grade Elementary, St. Thomas More Sixth through Eighth Grade Middle School and St. Thomas More Ninth through Twelveth Grade High School.  The entire system is accredited through NCEA.  We are a diverse and accessible community dedicated to assisting families in the formation of their children and serving as an education center for the community and diocese.Anchored in the Catholic-school tradition and fired by the spirit of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Thomas More, we celebrate God's presence in the young, encouraging and empowering them to nourish and use their gifts to serve God through others.We seek the development of individuals to their full potential in Christ through our spiritual formation, excellence-based academic curriculum and co-curricular programs and activities.
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  • Rapid City
    Grades: 6-12 | 239 students
    8.3 miles
    23757 Arena Drive
    Rapid City, SD 57702
    (605)341-3377
    8.3 6-12
    239
  • Rapid City
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 162 students
    3 miles
    4550 S Highway 16
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605)342-5749
    3 PK-5
    162

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