St. Coleman Catholic School

SCS is Leading the Charge! Welcome to St. Coleman Catholic School.
Our goal is to provide an excellent academic program with a curriculum designed not only to master fundamentals of education but one that enables the children to develop to their fullest capacity.
We strive to help each student become an active and knowledgeable citizen for our church, our community, our country, and our world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,800
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • House Program - 08/01/2023
    Every middle school student in grades 7-8 is sorted into one of four Houses: St. Francis, St. Joan of Arc, St. Sebastian, or St. Teresa. Houses compete throughout the year ...moreto earn points for their team. Points can be earned by winning weekly competitions, making good grades, earning service hours, participating at Mass, showing positive behavior, being involved in clubs/sports, or attending St. Coleman School events. hide
  • Give another Apple to these teachers - 01/30/2023
    POMPANO BEACH | St. Coleman School has taken honors for its exceptional teaching and learning environment as it commemorates 65 years of serving the community.

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1958

Student Body

Total Students
540 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
St. Coleman Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
15 students
Advanced Courses
Algebra 1 Honors (for HS credit), Geometry Honors (for HS credit)
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Active parishioners of the Church who participate in the faith life of the parish by giving fully of their time, talent, and treasure and by regularly attending Sunday Mass and Holy Days of Obligation are eligible for a discretionary tuition reduction.
% on Financial Aid
93%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Susan Jaen

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers & Lectors, Book Club, Brain Brawl, Math Team, Model United Nations, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band Instruction, Choir, Drama Production, Junior Thespians

School Notes

  • "Since its establishment in 1958, St. Coleman Catholic School (SCS) has been serving the community of Pompano Beach, Florida as a leading academic institution, offering instruction for grades PreK through 8.
  • At SCS, we believe that setting up our students for success begins with a strong academic and spiritual foundation. To this end, our faculty and staff strive to maintain a challenging yet nurturing campus environment through an ever-evolving curriculum and a strong, faith-based community.
  • We value a multifaceted approach to learning which acknowledges individual learning styles and prioritizes an interdisciplinary approach to elementary education. As a result, our students regularly score in the top 10% nationally on standardized testing and above average among Catholic schools within both the Archdiocese of Miami and the state of Florida."
  • Lori St. Thomas, Ph. D.
  • Principal
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Steffi Casimir - Miss Florida Everglades 2023
    • Brittany Oldehoff - Social Media Influencer, Model, Blogger, Miss Florida USA 2014
    • Alex Browning - WSVN-TV News Journalist
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Coleman Catholic School cost?
St. Coleman Catholic School's tuition is approximately $10,800 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Coleman Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of St. Coleman Catholic School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
Who are famous alumni from St. Coleman Catholic School?
St. Coleman Catholic School famous alumni include: Steffi Casimir, Brittany Oldehoff and Alex Browning.
What sports does St. Coleman Catholic School offer?
St. Coleman Catholic School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Coleman Catholic School's ranking?
St. Coleman Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Coleman Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Coleman Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,800
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pompano Beach, FL is $13,088 for elementary schools and $16,861 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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