Based on the belief that God is the center of all being, the staff of St. Edward the Confessor School strives to foster the spiritual, intellectual, personal, social, creative, and physical development of each child.
The faculty hopes to instill in each student the concept that religion is a way of life; enabling practice of Christian values with a sense of justice, service, and democracy in an ever changing society.
St. Edward provides an environment for teaching Christian faith, making participation in the liturgy and reception of the sacraments accessible to the students.
The school's curriculum, geared to welcome diversity and promote each child's unique talent and ability, imparts knowledge tempered by ethics, individuality, love of learning, and self-discipline.
The faculty attempts to develop in each student a positive self-concept and a healthy curiosity so that educational and spiritual growth continues beyond the walls of this school.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-7
  • Students: 402 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-7
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
--per course
Summer Program Details
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2000

Student Body

Total Students
402 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Edward The Confessor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
19 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Easy financing available; generous discounts for multiple children and registered, active, supporting parishioners
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Thomas Becker, Ph. D.



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
22 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Brownies & Daisy Scouts, Builder's Club, Chess Club, Clown Ministry, Cub Scouts, Girl & Boy Scouts, Lego Club, Library Club, Mass Greeters, Math & Language Arts League, Mission Club, Newspaper, Quiz Bowl Team, Rainbows, RIght to Life Club, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorale, Readers' Theatre

School Notes

  • We are a traditional Catholic school with a time-tested and time-proven curriculum.  We seek to prepare our students for rich Catholic lives, as well as for smooth entrance into competitive-admission area Catholic high schools.  Our students work very hard, have a significant amount of homework, learn proper manners and etiquette, participate widely in community service, and distinguish themselves in the arts, athletics, and leadership.  Our students and families enjoy many activities together and interact in an atmosphere of mutual respect.  Our staff is experienced, and our curriculumm is rigorous.
Profile last updated: 03/15/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-7
  • Students: 402 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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