St. Patrick's Catholic School

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St. Patrick's Catholic School Photo #1 - Tues & Thurs Mass
The Mission of St. Patrick's Catholic Elementary School of Elkhorn, Nebraska is to "teach as Jesus did.
by challenging every student to be his/her very best academically, behaviorally and spiritually.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 858 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Placements

St. Patrick's Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in Nebraska for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning Disabilities Supported
Year Founded
2000
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students
858 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade
St. Patrick's Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
49%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(White and/or gray polo with emblem, navy pants or plaid skirt/skort or plaid skort/skirt, dark green cardigan)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
8%

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Decathalon, Bible Bowl, Chess Club, Geography Bee, Robotics, Rosary Club, Spelling Bee, Student to Student Tutoring, Walking Club

School Notes

  • In November, St. Patrick’s was honored as a recipient of the 2013 National Blue Ribbon School Award. Founded in 1982, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students' academic achievement. St. Patrick’s was one of 5 private schools in Nebraska and 50 throughout the United States to earn this recognition.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 858 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Douglas County, NE is $5,120 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Douglas County, NE is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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