Located in the heart of the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia for 126 years, St. Laurentius School is a place where hearts touch and minds soar. Our mission is to serve the students who are entrusted to our care, while proclaiming and teaching the Catholic faith while providing a challenging academic education. Utiliziing a variety of resources, we provide opportunites for personal formation in a safe and caring environment that encourages the growth of future life-long learners in a global society.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 216 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Laurentius School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1890

Student Body

Total Students
216 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
St. Laurentius School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
2%
Advanced Courses
Advanced Math grade 5 and above
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(specific uniform requirements)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is graded upon 3 categories and number of children in the school
% on Financial Aid
25%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Science Explorers, Trivia Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Children's Choir, Choral Club, Electric Guitar and Ukele lessons

School Notes

  • Serving the Fishtown community for 126 years,St. Laurentius School is a bright, student-centered, family-oriented community. As a Middle States Accredited institution, we offer Advance Math,and a World Language Program for grades 5-8.  Art, Music, Technology, and Physical Education is offered in grades K-8.  We are moving forward with Technology by creating classroom sets of ipads and Chrome books.  Please call us for a tour, and our principal will take you around and answer all your questions.  You will also have time to speak with teachers.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 216 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,601 for elementary schools and $14,040 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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