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 (2021-22)

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

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.: 28%
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
Profile last updated: 04/14/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

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

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