St Raymond School

  • Saint Raymond School, as a parish elementary school, is an integral part of the Faith Community of Saint Raymond de Penafort.
  • We educate and form children in a solid core educational curriculum while instilling within them the values and teachings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with a deep appreciation and understanding of our Catholic faith.
  • We teach and model respect for one's self, for others and for all creation.
  • We regard each child as a unique gift of God.
  • We are committed to being partners with parents/ guardians in helping to develop young people who will be well prepared academically and socially, spiritually and morally to become responsible and contributing members of God's people, in the larger world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1954
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009, 2019

Student Body

Total Students519 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Raymond School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki pants, skirts and uniform top)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, School Newspaper, Sticky Fingers Cooking Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, School and Parish Musical

School Notes

  • Why Consider St. Raymond School? St. Raymond School provides students from 3-year-old Preschool through 8th Grade with a well-rounded, supportive Catholic education following our motto of Faith, Academic Excellence, and Service. Contact Nadine Scheller, Markeing & Enrollment Phone:  847-253-8555, x 197 email:  Nadine.Scheller@St-Raymond.org
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