Shrine Of St. Anne School

For the past 50+ years, we have been committed to forming the souls, minds, and hearts of the thousands of students who have passed through our doors.
We are proud to teach and follow the guidelines set forth by the Archdiocese of Denver Office of Catholic Schools.
The Shrine of St. Anne School delivers a high-quality curriculum steeped in fundamental and traditional standards and objectives which is brought to life by an outstanding core of teachers.
The Shrine of St. Anne School believes that every child can learn, but recognizes that not all children learn in the same way, at the same pace, or come in at the same place.
Our classroom instruction is differentiated to meet those varied needs.
Our students will test in honors and AP classes in High School.
We offer various courses, on top of our core classes, such as Spanish, Technology, Art, and Music as well as offer extracurriculars such as sports, Spelling Bee, Math Counts, Drama Troupe, and more.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Shrine Of St. Anne School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1961

Student Body

Total Students
218 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Shrine Of St. Anne School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please see our website for admissions information. www.stannescatholic.com
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Math Counts Team, Spelling Bee, Student Council, Yearbook Committee

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Troupe

School Notes

  • The Shrine of St. Anne School opened our doors in Old Town Arvada on September 5, 1961. For the past 50+ years, we have been committed to forming the souls, minds, and hearts of the thousands of students who have passed through our doors. We are proud to teach and follow the guidelines set forth by the Archdiocese of Denver Office of Catholic Schools.The Shrine of St. Anne School`s academic and faith-based education program is rooted in Christ, in Knowledge, and in Tradition. These are the pillars upon which our school stands. The Shrine of St. Anne School teaches Kindergartners through 8th Graders. On top of becoming 21st century learners within our outstanding classrooms, students live the Catholic faith through participating in weekly mass, daily prayer and pledge, various service projects, and day-to-day interactions with others. Our teachers use the Nashville Dominican Virtues in Practice program to further educate our students on the call to sainthood. The Shrine of St. Anne School delivers a high quality curriculum steeped in fundamental and traditional standards and objectives which is brought to life by an outstanding core of teachers. Students in The Shrine of St. Anne School routinely test above grade level on standardized testing. They also do extremely well when they move on to the local Catholic high schools, as well as the public schools. High schools in the Arvada area and beyond are consistently quite complimentary of our students and love to see them come to their schools!The Shrine of St. Anne School believes that every child can learn, but recognizes that not all children learn in the same way, at the same pace, or come in at the same place. Our classroom instruction is differentiated to meet those varied needs. We also have an educational interventionist on staff to work with students struggling in reading or math, or to challenge students in need of it. We use DRA to assess reading, as well as STAR Assessments for reading and math. We provide access to programs such as Learning Ally and Lexia to assist our students. Our teachers also use that data to drive their planning, instruction, and formative assessment. The Shrine of St. Anne School prides itself on our athletics program. Students can develop and compete in cross country, basketball, co-ed flag football, volleyball, and baseball. We compete in the Catholic Schools Athletic League against other Catholic schools, in which our students have experienced a great deal of success, and of course fun!The Shrine of St. Anne School also offers various extra-curricular activities for students to take part in such as Spelling Bee, Math Counts, Drama Troupe, Student Council, Chess Club, and Sticky Fingers Cooking Classes.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Shrine Of St. Anne School?
The acceptance rate of Shrine Of St. Anne School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 91%.
What sports does Shrine Of St. Anne School offer?
Shrine Of St. Anne School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football and Volleyball.
What is Shrine Of St. Anne School's ranking?
Shrine Of St. Anne School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Shrine Of St. Anne School?
The application deadline for Shrine Of St. Anne School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Jefferson County, CO is $14,423 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Jefferson County, CO is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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