St. Edward The Confessor School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Middle School Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-7
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$300
Summer Program Cost Notes--per course
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2001, 2003

Student Body

Total Students402 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Edward The Confessor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
24%
Average Class Size19 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAlgebra I, English I, Physical Science, Spanish I, Spanish II, World Geography
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,000
Tuition NotesEasy financing available; generous discounts for multiple children and registered, active, supporting parishioners
% on Financial Aid
1%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorThomas Becker, Ph. D.

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Swimming, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
SoccerSwimming,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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.

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