St. Augustine Academy

The Catholic Academy of Bridgeport provides a Christ-centered, academically rigorous learning environment where cultural diversity is welcomed, Catholic values taught and all faiths celebrated. Students are nurtured, encouraged and challenged in preparation for a successful life of leadership and service.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
232 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
68%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
St. Augustine Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Income-based Financial Aid Program
% on Financial Aid
95%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class, Music class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Physical Education

School Notes

  • Diversity, discipline and discovery" are the core principles that guide our upper elementary and middle school community. Our strong academic curriculum is designed to develop 21st century skills and literacies, with increased responsibilities and workload in the upper grades. Our library, shared with the St. Raphael campus, encourages a love of reading. Special programs include the Remarkable Readers Club and the Governor`s Reading Challenge.Our After-School Program is affiliated with the Cardinal Shehan Center, which provides transportation to and from the school. Offerings include: Arts & Crafts, Home Economics Club, Basketball Team, Bowling Team, Swimming as well as homework assistance and a variety of recreational activities.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Augustine Academy offer?
St. Augustine Academy offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Cheering.
When is the application deadline for St. Augustine Academy?
The application deadline for St. Augustine Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Augustine Academy located?
St. Augustine Academy is located in the Downtown neighborhood of Bridgeport, CT. There are 2 other private schools located in Downtown.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
What an amazing school to have chosen for my children`s education. The teachers, office staff, and the principal are simply amazing. They go above and beyond to protect and teach all the children on their campus. St. Augustine`s Academy comes highly recommended by my children and I. Lastly, a special thank you to Dr. Jordan Hurtt, Bishop Caggiano, Dr. Cheeseman, Mrs. Amy Griffin, Ms. Diamant, Mr. Hughes, Mrs. Lee, Mrs. Badeaux, Mrs. Rubano, Mr. Sandler, Mr. Kingsbury, Mr. Larkin, Mrs. Bernard, and Mrs. Mozdzer - Thank You! Taisia S. Bailey.
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5  
Sending our son, Robert, to St. Augustine Academy in Bridgeport, CT was the best decision we could have made on his behalf. The principal, teachers, and staff are absolutely amazing and are genuinely interested in helping the students become well-rounded individuals. The entire school community contributes to providing a balanced and nurturing environment for the students to thrive. Our son has not only gained in-depth academic knowledge but has also developed team leadership skills, presentation skills, and an understanding of the value of helping the community. He has built supportive friendships that will last a lifetime as they follow their own paths towards their goals. Our son just had his 8th grade graduation ceremony and we are confident he is well prepared for the new chapter of his education in high school. Words cannot express enough the gem that St. Augustine truly is and I absolutely recommend St. Augustine Academy to any family looking to provide their child with a rewarding educational experience. Bauza Family.
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5  
My daughter came back to the catholic school system after attending public school for a few years. She attended St. Augustine for 8th grade and she absolutely looooooved it there. From the staff to the students she had not one complaint. Every teacher she had was amazing and as a parent, I will forever be indebted to that school for helping my daughter excel in her schooling. Highly recommended. 5stars all around.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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