St. Catherine Catholic School

A Catholic education at St. Catherine Catholic School of Highlands County, is an investment in our children who will emerge as leaders in our communities.They represent the future of our faith as Catholics.
Our students are taught to reach their fullest potential and share their gifts through service and stewardship.
St. Catherine students demonstate Catholic values and integrity by practicing acceptance, tolerance and embracing diversity.
Academic rigor, discipline, and responsibility are qualities that together with our Catholic identity create a challenging and rewarding curriculum.
We offer an array of opportunities for learners with advanced classes in 8th Grade which offer High School credit; Music and Art classes for students to develop their talents; Technology classes; After-school tutoring and support with our Title I Teacher and Academic Coaches.
St. Catherine's has a 1:1 iPad Program for students in grades 2 - 8.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,300
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Mild learning Differences
Year Founded
2008
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
218 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
61%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
St. Catherine Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniform depends on grade

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Step Up For Students is accepted along with other Scholarships and financial aid is available.
Summer Program Cost Notes
A 2 - 3 week Summer Program is offered for students in grades K - 8.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ms. Margarita Mendez
Admissions Associate
Ms. Leyda Calvillo

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Drama Club, Math Club, NJHS, Robotics, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Cantor Club

School Notes

  • Financial Aid is available and determined after families complete the FACTS form.
  • We accept STEP UP for Students scholarships. Applications can be found at www.stepupforstudents.org
  • We accept Family Empowerment Scholarship-FES-UA, , and other scholarships.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Catherine Catholic School cost?
St. Catherine Catholic School's tuition is approximately $8,300 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Catherine Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of St. Catherine Catholic School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does St. Catherine Catholic School offer?
St. Catherine Catholic School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering and Flag Football.
When is the application deadline for St. Catherine Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Catherine Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,300
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $10,585 for elementary schools and $11,777 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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