St. Bernards Elementary School

  • St. Bernard's Elementary School, founded by the Sisters of the Presentation in 1886, for the purpose of educating all God's children, continues today as a Roman Catholic Parochial School carrying on the sisters' motto of "Deeds not Words".
  • St. Bernard's provides education for grades Pre-K through 8. In a partnership among teachers, students and parents we pursue excellence in education and emphasize dignity, individuality, responsibility and respect.
  • Together we strive to discover and strengthen our faith and gifts from God.
  • St. Bernard's is committed to educating and developing in each of its students a love of God, self, family, home, country and the world at large.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedyes
Year Founded1886

Student Body

Total Students232 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Bernards Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Number of AP Courses10 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,150
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSr. Pauline Leblanc

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, Field Hockey, Flag Football, SnowboardingBasketballCheering,
DanceField Hockey,
Flag FootballSnowboarding,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Competetive Sports:

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fitchburg
    Grades: PK-9 | 260 students
    1.9 miles
    120 Prospect St
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 342-6053
    1.9 PK-9
    260
  • Leominster
    St. Anna Catholic School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
    4.1 miles
    213 Lancaster St
    Leominster, MA 01453
    (978) 534-4770
    4.1 PK-8
    198
  • Gardner
    Holy Family Academy
    Holy Family Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 182 students
    11.1 miles
    99 Nichols Street
    Gardner, MA 01440
    (978) 632-8656
    11.1 PK-8
    182
  • Leominster
    St Leo School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 253 students
    3.2 miles
    120 Main St
    Leominster, MA 01453
    (978) 537-1007
    3.2 PK-8
    253
  • Still River
    Grades: 1-12 | 142 students
    10.2 miles
    282 Still River Rd
    Still River, MA 01467
    (978) 456-8877
    10.2 1-12
    142

School Reviews

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Excellent well rounded school. We of education from Early Childhood through eight grade. My son went to this school and has excelled in his first year of high school. I feel he has an advantage because of the academic excellence that was provided to him.
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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $12,983 for elementary schools and $31,788 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).