St Patrick Jr Sr High School

  • The Catholic schools in North Platte had their beginnings in the19th century tradition of "a Catholic school in every parish." Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, patroness of Catholic schools, founded the first Catholic schools and was influential in the development of the parish school tradition.
  • In the 1880's, when North Platte was still a young community, Fr. Conway first suggested a Catholic school to the community.
  • On September 8, 1891, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia, Kansas, opened "Nativity Convent School" on the corner at Fourth and Walnut Streets.
  • The local Superior was Sister Francis Joseph Leary, CSJ. The pastor was the Rev. Michael O'Toole.
  • Among the first students was Irma Cody, daughter of the famous Colonel William F. Cody, otherwise known as "Buffalo Bill." Five young ladies were the first graduates of our school in the year 1895.
  • A year later the first boy to graduate was Thomas Jeffers.
  • Members of his family have been enrolled almost continuously since that time.
  • The mission of the North Platte Catholic Schools is to assist parents and the Catholic church in the Catholic/ Christian formation of their children, while providing a high quality academic education which challenges all students to reach their full human potential.
  • The Catholic schools in North Platte had their beginnings in the19th century tradition of "a Catholic school in every parish." Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, patroness of Catholic schools, founded the first Catholic schools and was influential in the development of the parish school tradition.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students393 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St Patrick Jr Sr High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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