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's 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 at both ends of the spectrum.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Mild learning Differences
Year Founded2007
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students117 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. Catherine Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform depends on grade)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesStep up for students is accepted along with other financial aid.

School Notes

  • All financial aid is given after a a FACTS form is filled out Applications for step-up can be found at

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  • Sebring
    Grades: K-12 | 250 students
    0.2 miles
    1160 Persimmon Ave
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863) 385-3850
    0.2 K-12
  • Avon Park
    Grades: K-10 | 65 students
    11.7 miles
    2600 N Highlands Blvd
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863) 453-0894
    11.7 K-10

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