St. Michaels Academy

St. Michael's Academy is a premier academic institution for students in preschool through eighth grade.
As the largest Catholic elementary school in western Massachusetts, we are widely recognized for our distinguished and nurturing faculty, faith-centered learning environment, challenging academics and close community.
We inspire young minds and hearts, empowering students for lives of wisdom, service and leadership.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 461 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1

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St. Michaels Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
2009

Student Body

Total Students
461 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
St. Michaels Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
21 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Students are required to wear the St. Michael)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PreK tuition is $5,700 for 5 days, $4,000 for 3 days and $2,940 for 2 day program
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Nancy A. Coley

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Book Club, Chess Club, Community Service Projects, Girls On The Run, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus - grade 4, Drumming program - grade 3, Middle Level Choir, Violin Lessons - Grade 2

School Notes

  • St. Michael`s Academy is the largest Catholic elementary school in western Massachusetts and provides a well-rounded educational experience that addresses the "whole" student, from preschoolers through eighth grade. The culturally diverse student population represents families from a variety of religious and economic backgrounds who are encouraged to share their traditions and customs. The school philosophy is one of inclusion; every child is deserving of a high quality education in a safe and caring environment. Our dedicated staff form a partnership with parents to challenge each student to be the best they can be, both spiritually and academically. These lessons extend beyond the classroom and result in the development of strong morals, respect for themselves and others and the value of community service. Most importantly, faith formation is the cornerstone of St. Michael`s Academy and supports the development of character, integrity and success. A St. Michael's Academy student graduates with a solid foundation for future sucess both academically and in life.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 461 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1

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The average private school tuition in Hampden County, MA is $26,572 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hampden County, MA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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