St. Bonaventure Catholic School

St. Bonaventure School is a Christ-centered community that fosters Christ's Gospel message of peace, love, service to others, and fellowship.
We strive to cultivate and maximize each child's spiritual, academic, social, and physical potential.
We believe that it is our Christian duty to assist the parents in their responsibility to develop each child's faith, we are charged to educate each child to his or her fullest potential, we are called to teach Catholic faith and values through example and through the joyful celebration of the liturgy, and we are motivated by the Word of Scripture to prepare each child for the Kingdom of God. STREAN Certified by FCC

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 668 students
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Bonaventure Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Speech Impaired, Language Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Visually Impaired, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional Disorder/Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Specific Learning Disorder, Other Health Impaired/ADHD
Year Founded
1993
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2020

Student Body

Total Students
668 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
St. Bonaventure Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
44%
Average Class Size
27 students
Advanced Courses
Berlitz, Florida Virtual Learning (Math and Language), High School Mathematics, IMACS (Advanced mathematics for elementary), Talented and Gifted (TAG) Program

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Campus Ministry, Faith In Action Team, Garden Club, National Junior Honor Society, Reading Pals, Robotics Team, Science Olympiad, Spelling Bee Club, Spelling Bees (National Scripps and Spanish), Student Ambassador Program, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Instruction, Chess Club, Choir (Grades 7-8), Chorale (Grades 4-6), Craft Club, Drama (Middle School elective), Visual Art (Middle School elective), Voice of 12

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Pee Wee Soccer

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 668 students
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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