St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool

As a church ministry of both the Diocese of Monterey and Saint Patrick's Catholic School, the mission of Saint Patrick Catholic School is to assist and support families in nurturing and developing their children by providing high quality Catholic education and care.
Saint Patrick Catholic School inspires each child's gifts for life-long learning and moral growth through strong basic, yet progressive curriculum and instruction, and through formation in the beliefs, wonders, and traditions of the Catholic faith.
Our academic goals are embraced to help children prepare for life free from ignorance, narrow-mindedness and prejudice, and to become truly oneself with our God.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1963

Student Body

Total Students
297 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size
23 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Navy shorts/pants and logo outwear

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Multiple child discounts given for families with mulitple children
Admissions Director
Kim Goodwin

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Robotics Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir Program

School Notes

  • As a church ministry of both the Diocese of Monterey and Saint Patrick's Catholic School, the mission of Saint Patrick's Catholic School is to assist and support families in nurturing and developing their children by providing high quality Catholic education and care. Saint Patrick's Catholic School inspires each child's gifts for life-long learning and moral growth through strong basic, yet progressive curriculum and instruction, and through formation in the beliefs, wonders, and traditions of the Catholic faith. Our academic goals are embraced to help children prepare for life free from ignorance, narrow-mindedness and prejudice, and to become truly oneself with our God.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool offer?
St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool's ranking?
St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool?
The application deadline for St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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