St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School

St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School (SCS) is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award in both 2020 and 2010. Blue Ribbon is the highest award that a school can receive for academic excellence by the Department of Education. SCS is also Pinellas County's only private school to offer the International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) to students in grades PreK-3 through 8th grade. Through the IB Programme we provide tools, develop character and teach skills that prepare students to thrive in high school, college and beyond. We remain steadfast in our commitment to our students' educational and personal success and to the betterment of our local and global communities.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,240
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1948
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students
454 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
23 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Jumpers, skorts, shorts,pants,polos,fleece

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2 tuition rates from 8240 to 10712
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Maryanne Del Monte
Admissions Associate
Robin Lenhardt

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Battle of the Books, Cantors, Chess Club, Dance Classes, Drama Club, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), Reveille, Robotics Club, Robotics Team, Safety Patrol, Science Fair, Soccer Happy Feet, Student Ambassadors, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Baseball, Basketball, Basketball Camp, Cheerleading, Competitive Sports, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball

School Notes

  • St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School celebrates the uniqueness of each person as a child of God while we proclaim the Gospel message, pray together, build community, and serve others. We encourage students to open their hearts to God, their minds to learning, and their talents to service. We affirm that a strong spiritual formation based on the traditions and values of the Catholic Church and an excellent academic foundation will prepare our students to be responsible and effective members of the world community.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • George M. Steinbrenner IV '11 - President & CEO, Steinbrenner RacingFounder, George 4 Foundation
    • Joe Belfiore - Joe Belfiore is an American business executive who has held various roles at Microsoft since August 1990, mostly in the field of user experience. He is currently the Corporate Vice President in the Experiences and Devices division of Microsoft.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School cost?
St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School's tuition is approximately $8,240 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 84%.
Who are famous alumni from St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School?
St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School famous alumni include: George M. Steinbrenner IV '11 and Joe Belfiore.
What sports does St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School offer?
St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball and Winter Track. St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Florida for most sports offered.
What is St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School's ranking?
St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School?
The application deadline for St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School located?
St Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School is located in the Downtown neighborhood of Clearwater, FL. There are 2 other private schools located in Downtown.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,240
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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