St. Michael Parish School
St. Michael Parish School
St. Michael Parish School is a nationally accredited Catholic school serving Wheeling area students from Preschool through Eighth Grade.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 281 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Michael Parish School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Remediation and Enrichment

Student Body

Total Students
281 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
St. Michael Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
Advanced Courses
Advanced Science (Grade 9), Algebra (Grade 9)
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition assistance available through Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston as well as through St. Michael Parish.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kimberly Burge
Admissions Associate
Michelle Patterson


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
Art Club, Band, Forensics, Mathcounts, Scouts, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:

School Notes

  • St. Michael Parish School is a PreSchool 8th Grade Catholic school serving students and parents in the Wheeling area. Our outstanding Early Childhood program includes the area's first Transitional Kindergarten Program recognized by AdvancEd Accreditation and School Improvement. St. Michael's consistently graduates students who excel in area high schools.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 281 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $6,315 for elementary schools and $7,114 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in West Virginia is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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