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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 171 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students
171 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Southern Tier Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Mary Beth Garvin
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 171 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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