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St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #1 - Our outdoor classroom allows the students to interact with their environment and take advantage of the beautiful Northwest Indiana weather.
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St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #1 - Our outdoor classroom allows the students to interact with their environment and take advantage of the beautiful Northwest Indiana weather.
St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #2 - The annual 2016/2017 School Picture. St. Patrick School services Preschool through 8th Grade.
St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #3 - 6th Grade Girls Basketball Team with their 2nd Place trophy. Our students are able to participate in a variety of sports including Soccer, Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling and Track.
St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #4 - All Saints Day Mass
St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #5 - Our 2017 Middle School Science Olympiad Team placed 1st in their division (Small School Division) in the Regional Competition in 2017 and moved on to compete in the State Science Olympiad at Indiana University!
St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #6 - Our Principal, Mr. Rupcich, joined in the Thanksgiving celebration with the Preschool class.
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St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #8 - Our third through fifth graders participate in the Mighty Acorns Program. Our campus is situated on over 80 acres and offers various ecological environments to study and explore.
St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #9 - The Middle School Canoe Trip is a fantastic opportunity for our students to learn and explore the many ecosystems that exist in our area. This annual trip includes a presentation by DNR (Dunes Natural Resources) staff on the animals and plants that make their home near the river, plus Wilderness Adventure staff leads the students on a canoe trip.
St. Patrick Elementary School Photo #10 - In the Fall of 2014, St. Patrick School was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. That year we were the only Private School in Indiana to be named a Blue Ribbon School and the only school in Northwest Indiana to be so named. We are so proud of our students, staff and parents for this accomplishment.
St. Patrick Catholic School seeks to develop the whole child spiritually, morally, intellectually, emotionally, and physically. Through the cooperative efforts of our pastor, Fr. Jon Plavcan, faculty, parents, and students we strive to promote an atmosphere in which our students may grow as responsible, compassionate Christians. Through our curriculum we endeavor to help each student develop his or her intellectual potential as well as form personal values and improve physical health.
We expect an attitude of respect in students for themselves and others.
Our goal at St. Patrick Preschool is to provide a creative, relaxed, and stimulating atmosphere where young children can work, play, and discover.
We strive to develop in the young child the ability to know him or herself, and thus provide the groundwork for each child to develop a positive self-image and become a happy, well-adjusted individual. Through a supportive, loving, and Christian environment, we hope to nurture an enthusiasm for the learning and love of God in each child.
St. Patrick School serves students in preschool through grade eight.
We are dedicated to providing quality education within a caring, Christian, family atmosphere.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 250 students
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

Student Body

Total Students
250 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Patrick Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
21 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khakis and polos, various colors. Skirts and jumpers also allowed for the girls. )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
See website or contact the office for more details.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,000
Admissions Director
Richard Rupcich, Principal
Admissions Associate
Lynne Herr

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Drama Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Duneland Area Community Band

School Notes

  • St. Patrick Catholic School seeks to develop the whole child spiritually, morally, intellectually, emotionally, and physically. Through the cooperative efforts of our pastor, Fr. Meade, faculty, parents, and students we strive to promote an atmosphere in which our students may grow as responsible, compassionate Christians. Through our curriculum we endeavor to help each student develop his or her intellectual potential as well as form personal values and improve physical health. We expect an attitude of respect in students for themselves and others. Our goal at St. Patrick Preschool is to provide a creative, relaxed, and stimulating atmosphere where young children can work, play, and discover. We strive to develop in the young child the ability to know him or herself, and thus provide the groundwork for each child to develop a positive self-image and become a happy, well-adjusted individual. Through a supportive, loving, and Christian environment, we hope to nurture an enthusiasm for the learning and love of God in each child. St. Patrick School serves students in preschool through grade eight. We are dedicated to providing quality education within a caring, Christian, family atmosphere.
Profile last updated: 01/12/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 250 students
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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