St. Philip The Apostle School

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  • Our mission at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic School is to promote the development of the whole child in a Catholic community.
  • Using a variety of approaches, we provide tools for spiritual growth and intellectual advancement.
  • Students are encouraged to share their talents and blessings with everyone they encounter.
  • This mission is enhanced by parental support of our school and students.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students222 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeSt. Philip The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,400
Tuition NotesCatholic
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJeanette Trujillo

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
STEM

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate

School Notes

  • St. Philip the Apostle Catholic School opened on September 19, 1960, with approximately 90 students in grades 1 and 2.  Classes were held in LaReine High School.  In September 1962, the present building was occupied and the school expanded through grade 6. By September 1964, the building was completed and grades 7 and 8 were opened.
  • Kindergarten opened in September 1986.  As enrollment grew, a new wing was completed in 1996 for grades 6, 7, and 8. The pre-kindergarten four-year-old program began in September of 1997.  The pre-kindergarten three-year-old program opened in September of 2007.
  • In 2010-2011 St. Philip School celebrated 50 golden years of teaching hearts and minds. We work with parents to promote the development of the whole child in a faith-filled community. We offer a well-rounded program that provides opportunities for spiritual growth and academic success for all and encourages students to share their talents and gifts with those in need.
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