St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School provides a superb educational facility with a 2018 rennovation project improving security and accessibility.
The school has a strong history of providing quality Catholic Education for over 90 years.
STREAM (Science,Tehnology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, Math) has arrived at St. Paul's getting our students ready for not only their careers, but life-long learning.
The original school housed approximately 260 students.  Two additions to the building expanded its capacity in the late 1950's and early 1960's.
Today, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade School has over 450 students.
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School works with each student as an individual and strives to advance the student as afar as they are willing and able to go.
The needs of each student drive an instructional plan that allows for individual learning styles and places responsibility for learning on students.
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School recognizes the family as the primary educator of children in academics and faith.
Therefore, the School enjoys family involvement in the ongoing success of school achievement and activities, emulating relationships that honor Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the original Holy Family.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 491 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,850
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Language-based, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1926
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students
491 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade
St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki or navy blue pants, uniform jumpers and skirts, polo shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full tuition cost for parish subsidized first child, additional children receive a discount.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Julie Delaney

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Girls for God, Panther Players Musical, STEM Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Honor Choir, Jazz Band, Yearbook

School Notes

  • St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School provides a superb educational facility with a 2018 renonovation project including security upgrades and accessibility. The school has a strong history of providing quality Catholic Education for ocer 90 years. The original school housed approximately 260 students. Two additions to the building expanded its capacity in the late 1950's and early 1960's. Today, St. Paul the Apostle is the largest Catholic Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade School in the area with over 500 students attending. St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School works with each student as an individual and strives to advance the student as afar as they are willing and able to go. The needs of each student drive an instructional plan that allows for individual learning styles and places responsibility for learning on students. St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School recognizes the family as the primary educator of children in academics and faith. Therefore, the School enjoys family involvement in the ongoing success of school achievement and activities, emulating relationships that honor Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the original Holy Family.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School cost?
St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School's tuition is approximately $4,850 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 94%.
What sports does St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School offer?
St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering and Volleyball.
What is St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School's ranking?
St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 491 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,850
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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