St. Michael Catholic School

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St Michael Catholic School teaching students to learn and live the Catholic faith in an environment where Christian values are taught and modeled, We prepare students for active participation in the Church's social mission, Respecting the dignity of each individual regardless of race, sex, economic, or religious background.
Creating an atmosphere in which students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support personnel can worship, learn, and work together, Designing curriculums which include mastery of basic skills, development of critical thinking, and encouragement of children to reach their fullest potential in order to function as fully contributing members of society, Developing an attitude of support among students, parents, administrators and teachers for the rules and policies of St. Michael School Program.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 316 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,635
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Michael Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1959
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
316 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Michael Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Brittany Seaburg Marketing & Communication Director

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

School Notes

  • St Michael Catholic School teaching students to learn and live the Catholic faith in an environment where Christian values are taught and modeled, We prepare students for active participation in the Church's social mission, Respecting the dignity of each individual regardless of race, sex, economic, or religious background. Creating an atmosphere in which students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support personnel can worship, learn, and work together, Designing curriculums which include mastery of basic skills, development of critical thinking, and encouragement of children to reach their fullest potential in order to function as fully contributing members of society, Developing an attitude of support among students, parents, administrators and teachers for the rules and policies of St. Michael School Program.

School Reviews

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I had my child in the public school and I too was raised here when Prior Lake was immensely smaller. all K-3 at one school.....I was even baptized at St. Mikes and my parents sent me to the public school because it was awesome. Nearly 40 years living, and I am proud to say this school gives me and my family the community feeling and support we need to create wonderful kids. Over and over again, I see every time I enter the doors, examples of why I pay for my children's Catholic education. Yes, we are going though changes, but find me a school that isn't. I am proud and excited to be at St. Mike's because the families that are enrolled and the staff that are there all choose to volunteer, listen, pitch in and work together towards a bright future. I honestly do not know what I would have done without the communication and understanding I have received and been able to give in the past year when my son started having difficulties learning. The public school was not there when my family needed extra time and help; St. Mike's, I know, always will be.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 316 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,635
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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