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The mission of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic School is to teach with respect and reverence as Jesus did, through lessons rooted in the Gospel, in order to equip students with the strength of mind, body, and spirit necessary to succeed in the high schools, colleges, and careers of their choice. We hold all persons, with their individual abilities and talents, as gifts from God.
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 community and parental support of our school and students.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 202 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,956
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Philip The Apostle School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Autism/ Dyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1960

Student Body

Total Students
202 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
85%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
St. Philip The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Catholic
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,200
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Deanna Johnson
Admissions Associate
April King

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Destination Imagination, Eucharistic Ministers, Garden Club, Geography Bee, National Junior Honor Society, Newspaper, Science Club, STEM

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band Program, Choir Program, Handbell Choir, Piano Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness Club, 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.
Profile last updated: 07/27/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 202 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,956
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Prince George's County, MD is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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