St. Gerald School

St. Gerald School is committed to providing an excellentCatholic education in a safe and caring environment.
We believethat each individual is unique in his/her potential. Gerald Schoolprovides religious experiences that pursue the continual study ofCatholic Theology and help our students live out the message ofJesus Christ.
Regular participation in Eucharist, various forms ofprayer, and reception of the Sacraments will be emphasized.
Eachstudent shall be taught how to apply values based on Catholicdoctrine proclaimed in the Gospel.
Gerald School encourages ourstudents to develop their individual gifts and talents.
Ourcurriculum will emphasize the basic learning tools. We will enhancebasic communication skills through listening, speaking, reading,and writing.
We will encourage our students to investigate, analyzeand apply theories in daily living, and develop critical andcreative thinking.
Gerald School guide students in a nurturingatmosphere where love and trust are evident.
We will help them inthe development of their feelings of self-worth, self-awareness andself-confidence.
Gerald School charged with the responsibility ofdeveloping our students as social beings with social skills andvirtues to live in harmony in a diverse society of all races,cultures, and nations.
We strive to instill a sense ofresponsibility in our students that will affect changes to helpbring about a more just world.
We must foster respect for self andothers while working towards building the family of God on Earth.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students415 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Gerald School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to St. Gerald School is Parkland Preparatory Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Papoose Childrens Center (0.3 miles away)
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