St. Catherine School

Saint Catherine School in North Seattle is a preschool through eighth grade Catholic parish school.
Our mission as a Catholic school is to prepare and graduate students who show competence, conscience, and compassion as children of God by using their minds well, acting justly and serving the needs of others.
The formation of our students is best accomplished in a community of faith in which parents are the primary educators of their children, and teachers and parish ministers work together to support and encourage student learning.
We are committed to providing a nurturing, student-centered learning environment in which students develop and utilize critical thinking and core academic skills in a challenging, experiential curriculum.
We value the development of the whole person by providing opportunities for intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual growth and by fostering an appreciation for a life full of learning.
We encourage all our students to achieve their full potential as active learners and contributing members of their community.
We are committed to the moral development of our students and the formation of their consciences by teaching the values and traditions of our faith.
We seek to instill in students an awareness of social and global issues, a sense of responsibility for all of creation, an appreciation of all cultures and faiths, and a commitment to justice.
We are committed to forming students as followers of Jesus through liturgical participation, classroom instruction, and service opportunities.
We will guide students to see the needs of others, to respect the dignity of each person, to be inclusive of all, and to value diversity.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,870
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Catherine School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1941

Student Body

Total Students
227 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade
St. Catherine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
26 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$3870-$5870
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Catherine School cost?
St. Catherine School's tuition is approximately $3,870 for private students.
What is St. Catherine School's ranking?
St. Catherine School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Least expensive tuition and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Catherine School?
The application deadline for St. Catherine School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,870
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $20,617 for elementary schools and $22,731 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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