St. Benedict The Moor School

St. Benedict the Moor School is an African American Catholic School with a mission statement that defines the school.
Its purpose is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-esteem in our students.
St. Benedict the Moor School is an instrument of evangelization and those who teach and work here are primarily ministers of the Good News, espousing social justice, and Gospel values.
The primary goal of St. Benedict the Moor School is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-confidence and self-esteem.
A strong curriculum is provided which includes the doctrine and teachings of the Catholic faith.
Meeting the needs of the whole child is a priority in the total school program.
There is a specific importance placed on the special needs of each student.
The total school program provides our students with a strong knowledge base about the great influences and contributions of their culture and race on the history of the Unitied States.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Benedict The Moor School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
208 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
St. Benedict The Moor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Benedict the Moor School is an African American Catholic School with a mission statement that defines the school. Its purpose is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-esteem in our students. St. Benedict the Moor School is an instrument of evangelization and those who teach and work here are primarily ministers of the Good News, espousing social justice, and Gospel values. The primary goal of St. Benedict the Moor School is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-confidence and self-esteem. A strong curriculum is provided which includes the doctrine and teachings of the Catholic faith. Meeting the needs of the whole child is a priority in the total school program. There is a specific importance placed on the special needs of each student. The total school program provides our students with a strong knowledge base about the great influences and contributions of their culture and race on the history of the Unitied States.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. Benedict The Moor School's ranking?
St. Benedict The Moor School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Benedict The Moor School?
The application deadline for St. Benedict The Moor School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Benedict The Moor School located?
St. Benedict The Moor School is located in the Hill District neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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