St. Patrick School

St. Patrick Parish was established on 1915 at the request of archbishop Edmond Prendergast of Philadelphia.
The purpose of St. Patrick School is to teach Christ's message in a faith-shared Community through witness and service.
The faculty strives to develop the spiritual, academic, physical, personal, and social well-being of each child in a Christ-centered environment.
Curriculum, teaching techniques, and evaluations are consistent with Christ's message.
Positive, cooperative, and supportive relationships among students, teachers, administration, and parents enable students to develop to their fullest potential.
St. Patrick School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school.
Similar policies apply to the school staff. Our school does not discriminate on the basis or race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, its admission policies or in any school-administered program.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013, 2020

Student Body

Total Students
382 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
St. Patrick School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Patrick Parish was established on 1915 at the request of archbishop Edmond Prendergast of Philadelphia. The purpose of St. Patrick School is to teach Christ's message in a faith-shared Community through witness and service. The faculty strives to develop the spiritual, academic, physical, personal, and social well-being of each child in a Christ-centered environment. Curriculum, teaching techniques, and evaluations are consistent with Christ's message. Positive, cooperative, and supportive relationships among students, teachers, administration, and parents enable students to develop to their fullest potential. St. Patrick School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school. Similar policies apply to the school staff. Our school does not discriminate on the basis or race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, its admission policies or in any school-administered program.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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St. Patrick School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Largest student body.
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The application deadline for St. Patrick School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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