Saint Patrick School was founded in 1947 and is an elementary school under the guidance of the Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg and the pastor of Saint Patrick Parish.
Our school serves students in preschool through the 8th grade from the Saint Patrick Parish, as well as students from outside the parish. All faiths are welcome.
Saint Patrick School exists to develop the spiritual, intellectual, creative, and physical needs of students, thus preparing them to meet the challenges of modern life.
The beliefs and traditions of the Catholic faith provide the foundation for a child-sensitive school environment.  All faiths welcome!

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 253 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Patrick School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1947
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students
253 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
St. Patrick School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Saint Patrick students wear uniforms consisting of blue pants, white shirts, belts and school shoes for boys. Jumpers, white shirts, skirts, and school shoes for girls.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition Scholarships available for qualified applicants. Please contact the admissions office for more information
Admissions Director
Mrs. Antoinette Oliverio, Principal

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Brownies and Girl Scouts, Buildology Club, Chess Club, Cub/Boy Scouts, Drama, Geography Bee, Math Counts, Peer mediation, Prayer partners, Quiz Bowl, Student Council, T.V. Studio, Technology Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Triple Trio

School Notes

Highlights

  • Full Day Kindergarten
  • Promotes Catholic Faith and Values
  • National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence 
  • Middle States Accreditation
  • Dedicated Certified Teachers
  • Spanish and French instruction for all grades
  • Scored in the top 7% nationally on the 2014 Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
  • Wide Variety of Extracurricular Activities
  • Community Oriented & supportive climate
  • Before and after school program available
  • Support services available IAW Act 89

School Reviews

5  
The promise of another great year at SPS! We wouldn't send our kids (7th and 8th grade) anywhere else....we know that when our kids leave this school they won't just be ready for high school, they will be ready to excel there.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 253 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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