St. Alphonsus School is the model Catholic Elementary School centered around God and focused on developing children with strong moral character, outstanding academic performance, and enhanced skills necessary for success in higher education and life.
St. Alphonsus School's mission is to provide a Catholic elementary school that is a living Christian community supported by teachers, parents, and clergy working together to provide a broad competitive curriculum, which challenges its children academically and spiritually through self-discipline and service to God and community.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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St. Alphonsus School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1883
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students
173 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
St. Alphonsus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
22%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Plaid skirt/skort/jumper; navy pants; white shirts with emblem

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Subsidized Catholic rates and multi-child rates are available
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000

School Notes

  • St. Alphonsus Catholic School
  • Where Faith and Knowledge Meet
  • Since 1883 - The Tradition Continues
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Alphonsus School cost?

St. Alphonsus School's tuition is approximately $4,500 for private students.

What is St. Alphonsus School's ranking?

St. Alphonsus School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for: Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Alphonsus School?

The application deadline for St. Alphonsus School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $5,760 for elementary schools and $6,449 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 96% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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