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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Delaware Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1908

Student Body

Total Students540 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St Elizabeth School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorColin LeNoir

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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 others grades 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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilmington
    Grades: PK-8 | 230 students
    1 miles
    1715 W. 9th Street
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302) 421-3743
    1 PK-8
    230
  • New Castle
    Grades: NS-8 | 324 students
    3.6 miles
    801 N Dupont Hwy
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 328-2803
    3.6 NS-8
    324
  • New Castle
    St Peter Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 187 students
    5.2 miles
    515 Harmony St
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 328-1191
    5.2 PK-8
    187
  • Wilmington
    St Ann School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 248 students
    1.7 miles
    2006 Shallcross Ave
    Wilmington, DE 19806
    (302) 652-6567
    1.7 NS-8
    248
  • Wilmington
    St. Matthew School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 282 students
    1.7 miles
    1 Fallon Ave
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302) 633-5860
    1.7 K-9
    282

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