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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1952

Student Body

Total Students238 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St. Ambrose Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size14 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJul. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,400
Tuition NotesNon Catholic Rate $8,400 Practicing Catholic $7,100
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Cheryl Conto

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryTrack and Field,

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.
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St. Ambrose is an excellent school. My children have thrived while attending. They both have a very strong sense of self and pride about their school. I highly recommend St. Ambrose.
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