Southern Tier Catholic School

  • Southern Tier Catholic School is a non-profit, Catholic Elementary School.
  • Located in downtown Olean, New York, Southern Tier Catholic provides instruction for pre-K through eighth grade.
  • STCS is committed to a Catholic tradition that teaches reverence, respect and responsibility.
  • Both our faculty and students have the highest standards of learning.
  • We do this by combining the New York State based curriculum along with the diocese of Buffalo standards of curriculum.
  • Southern Tier Catholic School incorporates a values-based, moral and ethical foundation beginning in Pre-K, which informs even the most modern of technologies.
  • STCS teachers focus on the joy of learning and emphasize a commitment to academic standards of excellence, to the best of each students ability.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students171 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Southern Tier Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMary Beth Garvin
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Olean
    Grades: NS-12 | 70 students
    1.7 miles
    102 W Forest Ave
    Olean, NY 14760
    (716) 372-1987
    1.7 NS-12
    70
  • Portville
    Grades: K-6 | 10 students
    6.9 miles
    24 Temple St
    Portville, NY 14770
    (716) 933-8164
    6.9 K-6
    10
  • Starke
    Grades: K-12 | 154 students
    860.9 miles
    202 W Market Rd
    Starke, FL 32091
    (904) 368-9907
    860.9 K-12
    154
  • Bradford
    Grades: K-12 | 32 students
    12.9 miles
    110 Chestnut St
    Bradford, PA 16701
    (814) 362-2809
    12.9 K-12
    32
  • Bradford
    St. Bernard School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 112 students
    13.9 miles
    450 W Washington St
    Bradford, PA 16701
    (814) 368-5302
    13.9 PK-8
    112

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