Saint Kilian Parish School

  • Saint Kilian Parish School, an active ministry of Saint Kilian Parish, the Diocese of Pittsburgh, and the Catholic Church, exists to impart and promote our Catholic faith to future generations. Parents, as the primary educators of their children, work in a positive partnership with the parish and school, to create a faith community that inspires all members to live as Jesus did.Teachers nurture each child's unique gifts, facilitate academic growth and faith formation of the whole person, and prepare students to become conscious of, and responsive to, the global needs of our world.
  • By integrating the knowledge, faith and values gained here at Saint Kilian Parish School, students will think critically, discover a love for learning, live the Gospel message, reach out to others in service, and deepen their relationship with God.
  • It is the aim of Saint Kilian Parish School to provide a Catholic educational setting in which our students and their families can integrate Gospel values in daily living.
  • We strive to create a climate in which each child can develop spiritually, intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially, and in turn, enhance the world.
  • Each child will develop an understanding of Catholic Doctrine, Liturgy, the Sacraments, Sacred Scripture and personal prayer to build a personal relationship with Christ and His Church.
  • All children will be provided with challenging, yet realistic goals to achieve their full potential.
  • Individual learning styles and rates of achievement will be recognized.
  • Each child will receive guidance in developing sound attitudes and habits for both mental and physical health.
  • Each child will develop a Christian awareness of responsibility to God, family, parish, community, nation and world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded2008

Student Body

Total Students691 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Saint Kilian Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki Pants, Plaid Shirt, Collared Shirts, Gym Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease visit www.saintkilian.org/school for tuition rates.
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Chess Club, Forensics, Math Club, Newspaper, PRSEF, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Student Council (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Muscial

School Notes

  • Mission Statement
  • Saint Kilian Parish School, an active ministry of Saint Kilian Parish, the Diocese of Pittsburgh, and the Catholic Church, exists to impart and promote our Catholic faith to future generations. Parents, as the primary educators of their children, work in a positive partnership with the parish and school, to create a faith community that inspires all members to live as Jesus did. Teachers nurture each child's unique gifts, facilitate academic growth and faith formation of the whole person, and prepare students to become conscious of, and responsive to, the global needs of our world. By integrating the knowledge, faith and values gained here at Saint Kilian Parish School, students will think critically, discover a love for learning, live the Gospel message, reach out to others in service, and deepen their relationship with God.
  • Statement of Philosophy
  • It is the aim of Saint Kilian Parish School to provide a Catholic educational setting in which our students and their families can integrate Gospel values in daily living. We strive to create a climate in which each child can develop spiritually, intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially, and in turn, enhance the world. Each child will develop an understanding of Catholic Doctrine, Liturgy, the Sacraments, Sacred Scripture and personal prayer to build a personal relationship with Christ and His Church. All children will be provided with challenging, yet realistic goals to achieve their full potential. Individual learning styles and rates of achievement will be recognized. Each child will receive guidance in developing sound attitudes and habits for both mental and physical health. Each child will develop a Christian awareness of responsibility to God, family, parish, community, nation and world.
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