St. Jude Elementary School

"St. Jude Catholic School is committed to helping our students develop their spiritual, academic, and social potential for success as lifelong learners."--Mission Statement St.
Jude Catholic School is the premier Pre-K-8 institution for faith-based learning on the south side of South Bend, IN.
We accept students of the Catholic Faith as well as other backgrounds, with the aim of helping all become successful learners and caring people.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild disabilities with reasonable accomodation
Year Founded1956

Student Body

Total Students197 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St. Jude Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(KhakiNavy slacks; White/Green shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,955
Tuition NotesTuition subsidy available for parish families and discount for multiple children.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,500


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
After School Care Program, Chess Club, Fabric Arts Club, Heritage Club, Mentoring Program, Performing Arts Opportunities, Young Vincentians

School Notes

  • St. Jude Catholic School is the premier PreK-8 institution for faith-based learning on the south side of South Bend, IN. We accept students of the Catholic Faith as well as other backgrounds, with the aim of helping all become successful learners and caring people.
  • Please visit our web site to learn about the many programs and opportunities available to our students.
  • St. Jude is an Indiana School of Choice. Scholarships are available to qualifying families. See for more information.
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