St. Ambrose Elementary School

The fundamental reason for the existence of Saint Ambrose School is Jesus Christ, Our Lord.
Our school shares with the Church community and with society the responsibility of forming all in the likeness of Christ.
Through our educational mission, we proclaim, witness, and spread the Word of God.
We accomplish our educational mission while providing our students with the opportunity to grow in the faith to which they were initiated at the time of their Baptism. Through knowledge of God, our students come to an understanding of their relationship to the whole People of God and to their individual parish communities.
Through examination of the meaning and implications of Christian commitment and example, our students come to understand their responsibilities to the Church and to society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,100
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1952

Student Body

Total Students
183 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
St. Ambrose Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
17 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jul. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non-Catholic Rate $9,100 Practicing Catholic $7,550
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Cheryl Conto
Admissions Associate
Taylor Baker

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Basketball, Choir, Cross Country, CYO Sports - Cheerleading, Distinguished Gentlemen, Drama productions, Gospel Choir, Leading Ladies, Safety Patrols, Student Council, Track, Yearbook, Young Toastmasters

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • The fundamental reason for the existence of Saint Ambrose School is Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Our school shares with the Church community and with society the responsibility of forming all in the likeness of Christ. Through our educational mission, we proclaim, witness, and spread the Word of God. We accomplish our educational mission while providing our students with the opportunity to grow in the faith to which they were initiated at the time of their Baptism. Through knowledge of God, our students come to an understanding of their relationship to the whole People of God and to their individual parish communities. Through examination of the meaning and implications of Christian commitment and example, our students come to understand their responsibilities to the Church and to society.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Larry Hogan - Governor of the State of Maryland 2015- Present
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Ambrose Elementary School cost?
St. Ambrose Elementary School's tuition is approximately $9,100 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Ambrose Elementary School?
The acceptance rate of St. Ambrose Elementary School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 82%.
Who are famous alumni from St. Ambrose Elementary School?
St. Ambrose Elementary School famous alumni include: Larry Hogan.
What sports does St. Ambrose Elementary School offer?
St. Ambrose Elementary School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country and Track and Field.
When is the application deadline for St. Ambrose Elementary School?
The application deadline for St. Ambrose Elementary School is Jul. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Jul. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,100
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Hyattsville, MD is $14,731 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hyattsville, MD is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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