St. Mel Catholic Academy

Our mission at St. Mel's School is to promote and enhance each individual's wholeness in an academic environment with Christ as our primary model.
Catholic teachings and values, initiated in the home are reinforced by our examples of kindness, respect, and religious beliefs as a faculty and staff and are made an integral part of the students' everyday life in diverse communities.
We hope to foster in each child a sense of self-esteem by providing a quality Catholic education.
This is accomplished by assisting the student to discover and use the tools to develop his/her full potential spiritually, intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially.
This entails monitoring individual and group progress and communication with faculty, administration and parents to assure continued progress.
Working together, school, parents and children will be mutually supportive and responsible for the growth of all.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,800
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
217 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Mel Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Aquinas Program, Girl Scouts, Oratorical Society, Think Quest
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Mel Catholic Academy cost?
St. Mel Catholic Academy's tuition is approximately $3,800 for private students.
When is the application deadline for St. Mel Catholic Academy?
The application deadline for St. Mel Catholic Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,800
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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