"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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 197 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,955
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Jude Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild disabilities with reasonable accomodation
Year Founded
1956

Student Body

Total Students
197 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Jude Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
38%
Average Class Size
21 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(KhakiNavy slacks; White/Green shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition subsidy available for parish families and discount for multiple children.
% on Financial Aid
68%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,500

Sports

Extracurriculars

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 http://www.doe.in.gov/schoolchoice/ for more information.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 197 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,955
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Bend, IN is $5,916 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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