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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedRemediation and Enrichment

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. Michael Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Science (Grade 9), Algebra (Grade 9)
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition assistance available through Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston as well as through St. Michael Parish.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKimberly Burge
Admissions AssociateMichelle Patterson


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $4,890 for elementary schools and $6,556 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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