St. Monica School is a Roman Catholic educational community dedicated to integrating the teachings of the church with a sound, academically challenging curriculum from preschool through grade eight.
Students are encouraged to incorporate their thinking and believing in a manner that fosters a spiritual relationship with God, intellectual growth and inspires a life of Christian service to the Church and community.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 346 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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St. Monica School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
346 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. Monica School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition calculation based upon most recent Federal Tax Return's Adjusted Gross Income, and family's membership at one of the participating parishes of the Catholic Schools of Greater Kalamazoo.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Destination Imagination, Girls on the Run, Girls on Track, Math Counts, Scouting, Ski Club, Swim Club

School Notes

  • Philosohpy Statements
  • We believe each child will be provided a challenging academic Catholic education based in Catholic doctrine, academic knowledge, and life experience.
  • We believe children are instilled with responsibility, self-sufficiency, and teamwork with respect for self and others.
  • We believe service to Church and community is recognized as the duty of all, grounded deeply in a relationship with God.
  • We believe the growth and development of the whole child is accomplished in a nurturing Catholic environment and is sustained by an active partnership of devoted families, dedicated staff, and supportive parishes.
  • We believe there is a need to balance the scope of core curricular offerings with specials classes such as art, physical education, library, computers, music and hands on science.
  • We believe in maintaining financial sustainability by being fiscally responsible with our budget.
  • We believe the curriculum offered prepares children for the future and inspires a life of service to others.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Reviews

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I am very pleased with the education my children are receiving in the safe, supportive environment offered by St. Monica School. The school creates a family feeling between teachers and students across grade levels. I cannot value enought the ability to teach and model and practice Christian values and Catholic teachings on a daily basis. My children are developing their faith as they become successful, confident learners.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 346 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,330 for elementary schools and $11,368 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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