St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1959
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students457 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Navy Pants, plaid jumper or skirts, and white shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is based on grade level and status as a parishioner. In parish tuition for K-8 is $5655
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorVicki Kuzmanich
Endowment Size$4 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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

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