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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 173 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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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.: 19%
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

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 173 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $5,554 for elementary schools and $6,337 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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