Inspired by Christ, our common vision at St. Charles is to prepare students to be responsible individuals with traditional Catholic values and a life-long love of learning.
As a ministry of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, we provide opportunities for academic and spiritual growth within a secure and supportive environment in partnership with parents, parish, and community.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
457 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Navy Pants, plaid jumper or skirts, and white shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on grade level and status as a parishioner. In parish tuition for K-8 is $5900
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Vicki Kuzmanich
Endowment Size
$4 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Coding Club

School Notes

  • A tradition of 50-years of academic excellence within a faith-filled, caring environment with a Church-home-school partnership. The school and faculty have received many awards for excellence, community service, and student achievement. The school is within the top 5% of all schools nationally
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School?

The acceptance rate of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.

What sports does St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School offer?

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School's ranking?

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School?

The application deadline for St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I am so beyond happy with this school. Our entire marriage we knew where we wanted our kiddos to go. Unfortunately, Visitation (our first choice due to family history) is now shutting down so we had to look into a new place that we would want to send our kids to. Our oldest started last year in pre-k and we couldn`t be happier with the education and the teachers. St. Charles feels like a family. Everyone is so kind and they have great values. Not to mention they have cutting-edge technology which gives the kiddos such a great advantage.
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5  
Our family has attended SCB for the past 10 years. The community and education it has provided our children are top-notch. The teachers encourage each student daily to be the best they can be and see each student as an individual allowing them to grow exponentially. We are truly grateful for the amazing education and school.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Tacoma, WA is $11,176 for elementary schools and $14,664 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tacoma, WA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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