St. Albert the Great, a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, draws students from twenty-three different zip codes; and yet, we maintain our close-knit community by fostering close relationships with our students and families.
We offer both Preschool (half and full day programs starting at age 3) and elementary grades, Junior Kindergarten - 8th.
As a Catholic school, we instill in our students a love of Christ, a dedication to service, and a strong desire to learn as we prepare our students academically, socially, and spiritually for high school, college and beyond.
We also have convenient on-site after school care for preschool-5th grade until 6pm during the school year, affordable bus transportation on St. Albert dedicated school buses (JK-8th), and tuition assistance opportunities. To schedule a personal tour or shadow date, contact our school office at (502) 425-1804 or email our Director of Development, Janelle Richardson at jrichardson@stalbert.org.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 673 students
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

Top Rankings

St. Albert The Great School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

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Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1960
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004, 2015

Student Body

Total Students
673 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
St. Albert The Great School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
23 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director
Janelle Richardson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
and Book Bees, Art Classes, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Drama Program, Geography, Girl Scouts, Governor's Cup, Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA), LEGO WeDo & LEGO Mindstorm, Quick Recall, Safety Patrol, Spelling, Student Council, Yearbook, Young Authors

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Handbells

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery Team, Girls on the Run

School Notes

  • PRESCHOOL:
  • Our Preschool provides a positive, stimulating introduction to classroom education in a warm and loving learning environment. It is developmentally appropriate for our youngest learners, contains a play-based curriculum, and prepares our little Vikings for a smooth transition into Kindergarten. Students need to be fully potty trained and either age 3 by August 1st (Preschool 3's class) or age 4 by August 1st (Pre-K class).
  • JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN:
  • Junior Kindergarten is available to children who have completed some preschool and turn age 5 by October 1st. These children have either missed the kindergarten cut-off date of August 1st, do not want to repeat Pre-K, and/or could benefit from an extra year of social and academic experience before entering kindergaren. Preschool teacher recommendation needed. This transitional class combines play and exploration from Preschool and academic development from Kindergarten.
  • KINDERGARTEN:
  • In Kindergarten, each day will be filled with exciting adventures to help your child develop academically, spiritually, and socially. Our kindergarten curriculum is challenging; yet fun, and provides play activities and learning experiences to prepare them for a smooth transition into 1st grade. Students need to be age 5 by August 1st.
  • 1st-8th:
  • Our elementary grades offer a challenging curriculum with a proven record of scholastic excellence. Our qualified, dedicated faculty help each student reach their full potential. We offer a unique balance of education & faith with an emphasis on Christian values and building a strong spiritual foundation. We do more than prepare students for tests in the classroom. We prepare them for the tests in life. 
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  • We are a medium/large Catholic school with 675 students, but one of our greatest strengths is our close community feel! We are committed to the education of the whole child. We offer a balanced curriculum that includes Spanish, art, music, technology, library, and P.E. Safety & security are a top priority at St. Albert. We have visitor requirements, on-campus security cameras, and locked doors. We have a strong & supportive partnership between our school, parish, students and parent base.  
  • We also have convenient on-site after school care for preschool-5th until 6:00 p.m. during the school year, affordable bus transportation on St. Albert dedicated school buses (JK-8th), and tuition assistance opportunities. 
  • If you would like to learn more about our GREAT school, schedule a personal tour by calling (502) 425-1804 or emailing our Director of Development, Janelle Richardson at jrichardson@stalbert.org. Thank you for considering St. Albert the Great Parish School. We hope you will be joining our community in the future!
Profile last updated: 08/23/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 673 students
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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