St Michael's School

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St Michael's School Photo #1 - Our longstanding commitment to serving others in need through local partnerships with non-profits give our students a sense of empowerment, that the actions of one individual can have a significant and meaningful impact on the world.
St Michael's School Photo #2 - St. Michael`s School is situated on a three-acre campus in east-central Tucson, designed by famed Swiss-born architect Josias T. Joesler in a Pueblo Revival style.
St Michael's School Photo #3 - A true marriage of old and new, the school encompasses 21 classrooms built around four traditional Spanish courtyards ornamented with fountains and native plantings.
St Michael's School Photo #4 - K-8 schools like St. Michael's have a proven advantage for its students: higher academic achievement, higher levels of self-esteem, a positive attitude toward school, better outcomes for 9th graders.
St Michael's School Photo #5 - The Difference is Balance: Blending Scholarship, Athletics and the Arts
St Michael's School Photo #6 - Student's participation in sports include pursuing victory with honor according to six core principles: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship.
St Michael's School Photo #7 - The annual Musical is the marquee performing arts event at St. Michael's School - a culmination of months of rehearsals involving over 30 student performers and weeks of detailed set builds and costume design by dozens of volunteers.
St Michael's School Photo #8 - St. Michael's integrates local culture and traditions with celebrations and presentations of student learning, including the annual Dia de los Muertos chapel. Ofrendas with pictures of lost loved ones (human and pets) are displayed amongst the sugar skeletons and marigolds.
  • St. Michael`s School is a strong and supportive child-centered community, balancing tradition and innovation, and welcoming students and faculty from all social, economic, cultural, and religious backgrounds.
  • St. Michael`s strives to instill a foundational love for learning that will persist throughout our students` lives, preparing them to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world as caring, competent, and confident young adults.
  • Our teachers create a climate of high expectations, with personal care for each student, in a loving and supportive community.
  • Small class sizes allow teachers and students to develop strong, positive relationships characterized by individual attention and differentiation.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1958
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students270 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St Michael's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Average Class Size14 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Collared polo shirt with khaki pants or shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,750
Tuition NotesElementary tuition: $10,750 Middle School tuition: $11,200
% on Financial Aid
27%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,200
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Matt Teller
Admissions AssociateTracy Holsinger

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
DanceFlag Football,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess, LEGO Engineering, Literary Magazine, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Musical Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the Run, Karate

School Notes

  • The difference is balance. St. Michael's School blends scholarship, althetics and the arts to foster excellence in the intellectual, physical, artistic, ethical, and spiritual development of each student in our care. Tradition meets innovation on our historic campus, offering a strong and supportive child-centered community for oever 60 years. Small class sizes allow teachers and students to develop strong, positive relationships characterized by individual attention and differentiation. St. Michael's students, family and staff form a strong community with an authentic sense of belonging. 

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