St. Perpetua School

St. Perpetua School is a Catholic educational community within St. Perpetua Parish.
Students are taught to view life according to the teachings of Jesus Christ while they are encouraged to develop a sense of social justice and a desire to serve others.
The Saint Perpetua Parish School community nurtures each student in a safe environment rich in Catholic values and academic excellence.
We are committed to a dynamic and constantly improving environment of academic excellence, spiritual awareness, emotional support and physical well-being.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,100
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1963

Student Body

Total Students
265 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
St. Perpetua School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
30 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(navy pants/shorts, plaid skirts/navy sweatshirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Karen Goodshaw
Admissions Associate
Suzanne Kozel

School Notes

  • St. Perpetua School is a Catholic educational community within St. Perpetua Parish. Students are taught to view life according to the teachings of Jesus Christ while they are encouraged to develop a sense of social justice and a desire to serve others. The Saint Perpetua Parish School community nurtures each student in a safe environment rich in Catholic values and academic excellence. We are committed to a dynamic and constantly improving environment of academic excellence, spiritual awareness, emotional support and physical well-being.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
5  
St Perpetua provides more than just an academic education but also a nurturing, caring and loving environment for whole child growth. The community is like no other for both the students and parents. The teachers and administration are committed to their students and providing them with a challenging yet supportive classroom. I would highly recommend St Perpetua School for an outstanding faith-based K-8 education.
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5  
This is a very nice school for K-8 for any kid to go to. The unique aspect of this school is positive, friendly environment they uphold. Its a very real aspect of this school being connected to the church.... its a lovely place to go to school. Its small, so everyone gets to know everyone is a very positive environment.
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5  
Saint Perpetua is an outstanding school. The teachers love what they do and are there for the children and do whatever they can to help each succeed. The school also provides a place where my children's spirit can be stimulated as well as their minds. The facilities have all been updated and provide a beautiful place to learn. My children benefit from regular music, art, PE and spanish classes. Also offered though the after school program are enrichment classes like Mandarin, Mad Science, and soccer. As a graduate of this school, it is my pleasure to give the gift of an education at this school to my own kids.
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5  
If you want a school that knows your child, knows your family and cares about the big picture of education, ethics, good citizenship and building great leaders of tomorrow, then St. Perpetua is the school for you. Great academics, caring teachers, involved parent community and administrators who understand the needs of all involved -- an excellent blend that will serve your child and your family well. In an area where we are surrounded by public schools that offer excellent academic programs, you'll experience how St. Perpetua School offers a solid foundation well beyond your academic needs.
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5  
I highly recommend St. Perpetua School. We chose the school for its commitment to academics and class size. What you quickly realize once you are there is the community is what makes the school.
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5  
St. Perpetua Elementary School is a gem! As a parent of three graduates, our children were blessed with the education and community that surrounded them. As an educator I am always impressed by the lengths to which the faculty works to meet the needs of individual students. Creating a triad consisting of student, parent and teacher is the framework in which they set the goals and objectives for student success. My children are now all in college and I continue to be grateful for the foundation they received at St. Perpetua School.
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5  
Outstanding school. It has an amazing community, incredible parent involvement and the teachers truly invest themselves into the children. We love it but more importantly, our children love it. It is a true pleasure to be involved with St. Perpetua School.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,100
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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