Resurrection Catholic School - Elementary Campus

  • Resurrection Catholic School dates back to October 6, 1882, when five Sisters of Perpetual Adoration arrived in Pascagoula to establish a convent and conduct a school.
  • The Sisters began teaching in the school, called the Academy of the Guardian Angels, immediately; initial enrollment was 47 students.
  • In partnership with home, parish, and community, students are taught Christian attitudes and values in order to develop a moral, ethical, and spiritual foundation for making appropriate choices.
  • Students need an orderly, purposeful, caring atmosphere which is free from the threat of physical harm and conducive to teaching and learning.
  • Our mission is to provide a nurturing atmosphere where each student can reach his full potential as a well-educated, caring, and responsible Christian who can meet the challenges of a challenging society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
National Catholic Education Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1882

Student Body

Total Students275 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Resurrection Catholic School - Elementary Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,537
Tuition NotesAll financial information is listed in the documents file on our website.
Admissions DirectorElizabeth Benefield
Admissions AssociateRenee Criddle
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pascagoula
    Grades: PK-7 | 55 students
    2.6 miles
    2960 JeffersonStreet
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    (228) 762-4144
    2.6 PK-7
  • Biloxi
    Grades: PK-12 | 157 students
    25.7 miles
    11555 Cedar Lake Road
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    (228) 392-6279
    25.7 PK-12
  • Ocean Springs
    Grades: PK-12 | 39 students
    15 miles
    3707 Bienville Blvd
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    (228) 875-2093
    15 PK-12
  • Ocean Springs
     St Alphonsus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 173 students
    18.7 miles
    504 Jackson Ave
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    (228) 875-5329
    18.7 PK-6
  • Biloxi
    Nativity Bvm School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 187 students
    22.7 miles
    1046 Beach Blvd
    Biloxi, MS 39530
    (228) 432-2269
    22.7 PK-6

School Reviews

We LOVE this school. The teachers, the principal, they are like our second family, looking out for our son's best interest at all times. Since starting in kindergarten, he has learned alot about love and respect for others and he really is beginning to enjoy academics. From pottery to karate, even the extracurricular programs are excellent. The faculty and parents really focus on quality of arts and education, and most of all, set a Christian example!
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