St. Benedict Catholic School

St. Benedict Catholic School serves the four churches in the recenlty-merged parish of St. Benedict-Atchison.
Through a well-balanced curriculum, emphasizing mind, body and spirit, instruction targets the necessary tools to master academic, social and technological skills.
SBCS is accredited by the State of Kansas and AdvancEd.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 211 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Benedict Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1926

Student Body

Total Students
211 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
St. Benedict Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
31%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
We are a tithing school. Parents tithe to the local parish.
Admissions Director
Diane Liebsch

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Student Council

School Notes

  • Admission Guidelines Admission is offered to anyone wishing a Catholic education. No student will be denied admission because of race or sex. All families entering the school system must register at the school office or during spring registration. A physical exam including vision, hearing, speech and dental is encouraged for all children entering a Kansas school for the first time. A record of immunization on an official form must be presented by all students entering a Kansas school for the first time. Kansas law requires that a child be six years of age on or before the first day of September in order to enter first grade. All non-Catholic students will be admitted upon the condition that parents of the applicant are willing to pay tuition, and that the principal has determined that there is enough classroom space available in the applicant's grade.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are St. Benedict Catholic School often compared to?
St. Benedict Catholic Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like All Saints Catholic Continuation School, Ascension School by visitors of our site.
What sports does St. Benedict Catholic School offer?
St. Benedict Catholic School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Football, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Benedict Catholic School's ranking?
St. Benedict Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Benedict Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Benedict Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 211 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kansas is $7,055 for elementary schools and $10,564 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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