St Augustin Catholic School

  • St. Augustin Catholic School is a Nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School by the US Dept of Education.
  • St. Augustin School has been educating students since 1923. Today the enrollment is approximately 300 students, Pre-K through 8, and the commitment the Sisters of St. Dominic made to academic excellence in a catholic environment has not changed throughout the years.
  • St Augustin School strives to provide a program of Catholic religious studies and experiences while offering a second to none academic program which challenges students of all levels to excellence and fosters a life long love of learning.
  • Saint Augustin Catholic School is committed to the stardards for excellence in education we have set over generations.
  • We continue to be not only a superb school for academia, but a leader in the field for providing strong guidance, spiritual development and the discipline neccessary for our students to succeed in high school, college and well beyond.
  • The skills our students acquire in these early years of education inspire a life-long passion for learning and teach them to set expectations for themselves intellectually as well as fostering individuals to become caring, responsible and compassion members of our community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1923
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students250 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 13%
Students by GradeSt Augustin Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size26 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,600
Tuition Notes A reduction for multiple children
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,300

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Mock Trial, Musical, Speech Paradigm

School Notes

  • St. Augustin Catholic School. National Blue Ribbon School, has been educating students since 1923. Today the enrollment is approximately 300 students, Pre-K through 8, and the commitment the sisters of St. Dominic made to academic excellence in a catholic environment has not changed throughout the years. St Augustin School strives to provide a program of Catholic religious studies and experiences while offering a second to none academic program which challenges students of all levels to excellence and fosters a life long love of learning. Saint Augustin Catholic School is committed to the stardards for excellence in education we have set over generations. We continue to be not only a superb school for academia, but a leader in the field for providing strong guidance, spiritual development and the discipline neccessary for our students to succeed in high school, college and well beyond. The skills our students acquire in these early years of education inspire a life-long passion for learning and teach them to set expectations for themselves intellectually as well as fostering individuals to become caring, responsible and compassion members of our community. Come visit us and see what we have to offer! Small classes and a ratio of 12 to one!
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