St. Elizabeth School

Inspired by the teachings of St. Benedict and rooted in our Catholic faith, St. Elizabeth School fosters spiritual development, academic excellence, responsibility to self, and service to others grades Pre-K 3 through 12.
St. Elizabeth School, a co-educational Roman Catholic institution of the Diocese of Wilmington, was founded in 1908 and rooted in the Benedictine tradition of Ora Et Labora (Prayer and Work) and PAX (Peace).
The Lower School and Upper School provides a diverse but family oriented caring environment, and serves several parishes in the diocese.
The school is committed to educating the mind, the body, and the spirit.
Our mission calls us to instill leadership, to promote dedication to service, and to inspire a passion for peace and justice in today's youth who will become the parishioners and citizens of tomorrow.
We at St. Elizabeth are a Catholic school committed to assisting parents in their primary right and responsibility to form and educate their children into mature witnesses of Christ.
Under the guidance of the principal, the faculty strives to integrate Catholic values and beliefs throughout all academic and social areas.
As a school community, we aid the students in making their Christian commitment through liturgical celebrations, community services, daily prayer, and courses in Catholic doctrine.
By instilling discipline, good order, and fostering self-control, we encourage respect for God, self, fellow man, and for government.
Teacher example and the various teacher, student, and peer interactions foster a sensitivity and mutual respect for the needs of others.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Elizabeth School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1908

Student Body

Total Students
540 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
St. Elizabeth School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
25 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Colin LeNoir

Sports

School Notes

  • Inspired by the teachings of St. Benedict and rooted in our Catholic faith, St. Elizabeth School fosters spiritual development, academic excellence, responsibility to self, and service to othersgrades Pre-K 3 through 12.
  • St. Elizabeth School, a Pre-K 3 through 12th grade co-educational Roman Catholic institution of the Diocese of Wilmington, was founded in 1908 and rooted in the Benedictine tradition of Ora Et Labora (Prayer and Work) and PAX (Peace). St. Elizabeth provides a diverse but family oriented caring environment, and serves several parishes in the diocese. The school is committed to educating the mind, the body, and the spirit. Our mission calls us to instill leadership, to promote dedication to service, and to inspire a passion for peace and justice in today's youth who will become the parishioners and citizens of tomorrow. We at St. Elizabeth Elementary School are a Catholic school committed to assisting parents in their primary right and responsibility to form and educate their children into mature witnesses of Christ. Under the guidance of the principal, the faculty strives to integrate Catholic values and beliefs throughout all academic and social areas. As a school community, we aid the students in making their Christian commitment through liturgical celebrations, community services, daily prayer, and courses in Catholic doctrine. By instilling discipline, good order, and fostering self-control, we encourage respect for God, self, fellow man, and for government. Teacher example and the various teacher, student, and peer interactions foster a sensitivity and mutual respect for the needs of others.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Elizabeth School offer?
St. Elizabeth School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball. St. Elizabeth School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for most sports offered.
What is St. Elizabeth School's ranking?
St. Elizabeth School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Elizabeth School?
The application deadline for St. Elizabeth School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Wilmington, DE is $16,885 for elementary schools and $20,575 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wilmington, DE is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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