St. Dorothy Catholic School

  • Supporting the belief that parents are the first and primary educators of their children, we as educators at St. Dorothy School pledge ourselves to cooperate with parents in the important responsibility of preparing children to become contributing members of the community.
  • To achieve this, we strive to provide and encourage participation in opportunities for holistic development in these areas; religious, Christian service, intellectual, social, aesthetic, psychological, ecological, emotional, and physical.
  • In collaboration with parents, we expect to fulfill this responsibility through the presentation and review of Catholic doctrine, practice of a community of faith, multimedia and multicultural experiences, physical education, extra curricular programs, and the dedicated commitment of the teachers and staff.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students187 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. Dorothy Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballSoccer,
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