St Helena Catholic School

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  • St. Helena Catholic School has consistantly received the highest level of certification by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and by the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA).
  • Because we believe in the guided growth and nurturing of the "whole child", St. Helena Catholic School provides enrichment educational programs in environmental science, the fine arts, and performing arts as well as academic achievement emphasis.
  • St. Helena Catholic School is a faith based community of family and friends.
  • Students learn and grow together within the classroom, Parish and community to become active Christians, life long learners, leaders and responsible citizens.
  • Students have an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of God and gain a sense of spiritual self through the Catholic faith as taught in the religious education classes, participation in school Masses, and involvement in service to the Community.
  • We offer a full comprehensive student experience designed for career and college readiness in mind as we prepare our students for a rigorous high school experience.
  • In addition, SHCS is implementing STEAM curriculum, focusing on agriculture, sciences, and technology.
  • Our Spanish language program is offered school wide, with a developmental approach from Kindergarten through 8th grade.
  • We welcome your interest and are able to accomodate visits, tours, and play days (for TK and Kindergarten) scheduled in advance.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedResource teacher, school counselor
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students92 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
77%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Helena Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
( Catholic School uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,250
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Admissions DirectorChase Nordlund

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Intramural Sports Only, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballIntramural Sports Only,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Garden Club, Student Council, Vineyard Stewardship, Yearbook

School Notes

  • St. Helena Catholic School has consistantly received the highest level of certification by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and by the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA). We are the only STEAM certified Catholic school in the North Bay area with STEAM certificated teachers, dedicated learning gardens and connections to local markets and restaurants, and we continue to add to our parnterships with local vineyards and other related agricultural business/sciences.  
  • Because we believe in the guided growth and nurturing of the "whole child", St. Helena Catholic School provides enrichment educational programs in environmental science, the fine arts, and performing arts as well as academic achievement emphasis. St. Helena Catholic School is a faith based community of family and friends. Students learn and grow together within the classroom, Parish and community to become active Christians, life long learners, leaders and responsible citizens. Students have an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of God and gain a sense of spiritual self through the Catholic faith as taught in the religious education classes, participation in school Masses, and involvement in service to the Community.    We offer a full comprehensive student experience designed for career and college readiness in mind as we prepare our students for a rigorous high school experience.  In addition, SHCS is implementing STEAM curriculum, focusing on agriculture, sciences, and technology.  Our Spanish language program is offered school wide, with a developmental approach from Kindergarten through 8th grade.       We welcome your interest and are able to accomodate visits, tours, and play days (for TK and Kindergarten) scheduled in advance.

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