St. Jerome Elementary School

At St. Jerome School we believe every child is a gift from God and our words, actions and expectations stem from this belief.
We challenge each child to strive to be the best they can be academically and spiritually.
Beginning in 2018-19 we are transitioning to a Catholic Classical Liberal Arts program with implementing integrated Humanities and teaching Latin in grades 1-8.
Caring, involved, and highly dedicated staff members, volunteers from the school and parish, and support of the parents are what truly distinguishes St. Jerome School ~ a great place to be!.
STEM curriculum  Small classes, personalized learning  Tuition assistance available for qualifying families
Specialist classes in Physical Education, Technology, Art, and Music
Differentiated instruction meeting the needs of a variety of learning styles and special needs

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism, Down Syndrome, LD, ADHD, ADD
Year Founded1951

Student Body

Total Students184 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Jerome Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,230
Tuition NotesMulti-child discounts apply. St. Jerome Pre-school to K 500.00 Credit
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,210
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnne Gattman


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Chess Club, Math Masters

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Middle School Play

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Eagle Bluff Environmental Camping Trip

School Notes

  • At St. Jerome School we believe every child is a gift from God. We challenge each child to strive to be the best they can be academically and spiritually. We nurture each child to become more Christ-like through the holy sacraments and teach them to respect themselves and others. St. Jerome School is a great place to be ~ great kids, fabulous teachers, excellent academic programs, wonderful specialists and inspirational school liturgies!
  • Academic Excellence
  • Strong Catholic Tradition
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Licensed Preschool
  • High Test Scores
  • Dedicated Staff
  • All Day Kindergarten
  • Before and After School Care
  • Summer Care Program
  • Full Sports Program
  • Choir, Band & Individual Lessons
  • Math Masters
  • Service Projects
  • Weekly Mass
  • Convenient Location

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to St. Jerome Elementary School is Faith Baptist Christian School (1.1 miles away)
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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
This is the best school you can ever find for your kids!! All teachers are great, always willing to work with parents so kids can be successful. Such a fun and vibrant community excellent place for kids to grow.
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This is a GREAT school. If you are looking for a caring place for your child to learn, this is it. K-8 adds to their experience and the faith formation and education is wonderful. BEST school for young learners.
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