After 88 years of serving children in K-8 in the Oakmont area, St.
Irenaeus ended it's K-8 program in June 2015 and is taking a new direction.
In the fall of 2015, the main St. Irenaeus School building, located on the beautiful tree lined streets of Oakmont, will continue offering an Early Childhood Program.
Under the direction of certified faculty and caring volunteers,the Preschool program will provide multiple learning experiences for children ages 3 and 4.
Make sure you come and visit this little gem! St.
Irenaeus School has been recognized for 88 years for it's quality education and family atmosphere of caring and the Preschool will carry on that legacy!.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 30 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,200
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Irenaeus Preschool ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1926

Student Body

Total Students
30 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Comfortable and safe clothing for play and adventure!)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Scholarships Are Availableif eligible
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$500
Admissions Director
Mrs. Jill Hubert

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports

School Notes

  • Scholarship assistance for preschool tuition available upon request
  • Afterschool program available from 2:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Parent involvement encouraged
  • Field trips, computer class 
  • Nurturing  Christian environment of caring and respect

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
We've had two children attend St. I's and we absolutely love it. The teachers truly care there for well-being and development of their students. We couldn't be happier. The kids always have fun and come home excited to share what they learned at school. We look forward to sending our youngest as soon as he's preschool age!
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5  
Our son loves it! The teachers and staff are always smiling, and are great at communicating everything to the parents. It has been a wonderful experience sending our child here!
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5  
St. Irenaeus School has recently received it's Reaccreditation for the next 10 years from the Middle States Association! Congratulations! Over the years it has developed into a high quality school, with an excellent curriculum which includes Robotics and Computer Technology classes. Each year students are selected for the National Carson Scholar Award, and for the past several years students have taken First Place in the Junior Achievement Pittsburgh's Future Now program. The school has also received awards in the annual Elks Drug Awareness Contest, the annual Allegheny Fire Prevention Essay and Poster Contest, Basketball Tournaments and many other events too numerous to mention here. St. Irenaeus School has a feeling of PEACE when you enter the school where character and values are held in high regard. The faculty is constantly working on their professional development by attending conferences and workshops in their area of expertise. It is a small school, but BIG on quality curriculum , instilling character value , parental involvement and most of all a Christian witness of service to those in need. It is truly a hidden gem in Oakmont!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 30 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,200
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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