St Philomena Early Learning Center

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  • Mahalo for considering St. Philomena Early Learning Center as the first educational stepping stone for your child.
  • St. Philomena Early Learning Center, a private preschool operated by the St. Philomena Church under the direction of the Catholic School Department of the Diocese of Honolulu, has been in operation since 1978.
  • The Center offers a well-rounded academic foundation in a caring and nurturing environment.
  • Children as young as 15 months up through kindergarten can enjoy learning through the Montessori based principles offered here.
  • You`ll find a low teacher/student ratio in the classrooms and enjoy the flexibility of our year-round schooling.
  • We encourage and foster parent involvement in the development of your child to build a strong sense of family and community.
  • St. Philomena Early Learning Center offers large play areas, daily hot lunches and snacks, a convenient, secured location and excellent preparation for further private schooling.
  • Below you will find our School Application. There is an $85 non-refundable registration fee.
  • We invite you to tour our school grounds and observe our classrooms.
  • Please call our office at 808-833-8080 to schedule your personal tour or to request more information.
  • Tours and classroom observations are scheduled from 8:30am -10:30am. St. Philomena Early Learning Center is always accepting applications for children to become a part of its family.
  • We look forward to having your child learn with us.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students203 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
80%
State avg.: 74%
Students by Grade St Philomena Early Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Pre-K and Kindergarted - SPELC t-shirt and khaki pants or shorts.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$990
Tuition NotesToddler School Day $865 Toddler All Day $990 Pre-Primary School Day $835 Pre-primary All Day $955 Kindergarten School Day $885 Kindergarten All Day $995 School Day 7:30a - 2:30p All Day 7:00a - 6:00p Tuition includes breakfast, hot lunch, and afte
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateShari Albano

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Keiki Kartwheels (additional monthly fees Pre-Primary and Kindergarten), TumbleBus (included in tuition Toddler)

School Notes

  • 6:30am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
  • 15 months - Kindergarten
  • Montessori based education
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