St. Cecilia Cathedral School

Welcome to St. Cecilia Cathedral Grade School, theU.S.Departmentof Education award-winning elementary school of theSt.CeciliaCathedral parish in Omaha, Nebraska.
Founded in 1907, St. CeciliaSchool educates childreninPreKindergarten through 8th grade.
St.Cecilia is committed to fostering a dynamiclearningenvironmentthat proclaims and models Christian faith,worship, andprayer andservice.
In 2007, St. Cecilia was one of only two schools inNebraskatoreceive a "Blue Ribbon" award for academic excellencefrom theU.S.Department of Education.
St. Cecilia's academicstrength is built on strongparentinvolvement and a dedicatedfaculty that averages 22 yearsofexperience.
Our goal is to workwith parents to provide their childrenaneducation of the highestquality and to build a strongfoundationfor success in high schooland beyond.
The mission of St. Cecilia Cathedral Catholic School istoteachand live the Catholic faith within a caring,nurturing,family-likecommunity, teach reverence for life andrespect forall, foster eachstudent's academic potential.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1907
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students345 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St. Cecilia Cathedral School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniforms from Alamar Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,700
Tuition Notes$2700 - For full participating parishioners of St. Cecilia Parish $3650- non-parishioners.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$660
Admissions DirectorJulia Pick, Principal


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.academic competitions, After School Spanish, Archdiocesan Childen's Choir, speech

Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts, chess club, Coding Club, environment / recycling club, Girl Scouts, math club, robotics

Arts and Music Programs:

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Grades 5 - 8 boys and girls basketball, Grades 5 - 8 boys and girls track, Grades 6 - 8 boys football, PreK - 8 soccer

School Notes

St. Cecilia Cathedral School Fact Sheet

  • Founded 109 years ago and based on the Dominicantraditionoffaith, morals, and discipline
  • Weekly all-school Mass and daily religion classwithweeklyclassroom visits from the parish priests
  • Emphasis at all grade levels on Service Learningprojectshelpingothers High academic standards and expectationslead todocumentedsuccess in high school and beyond
  • Designated a U.S. Dept. of Education No Child LeftBehindBlueRibbon School in 2007
  • 1 of only 4 metro Catholic elementary schools accredited byNCA/AdvancED Accreditation
  • Before and After School Extended Care
  • "Special" Classes include Music, PhysicalEducation,Computers,Library, and Art
  • Honored with the Creative Ticket Award from the NEArtsCounciland the Kennedy Center
  • Modern library, computer lab, science lab, andanelectronickeyboard lab
  • Sycamore Education online grading and communication system
  • Updated technology including interactivewhiteboards,dataprojectors, document cameras, mobile laptop,Chromebook, andiPadcarts
  • Active Home & School Association andActivitiesBoosterClub
  • Extra-curricular Activities: Robotics, Chess, MathClub,Rootsand Shoots Club, Technology Club, AfterSchoolSpanishAcademiccompetition groups (Book Bowl, Bible Bowl,NationalHistory Day,Math)Band, Camerata Strings Ensemble,ArchdiocesanChildren`sChoir, Operetta, SongfestSports: soccer,volleyball,basketball,baseball, football, trackBoy and GirlScouts
  • On campus Child Care for 6 weeks old to 5 years old
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