St. Sebastian Parish School

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St. Sebastian Parish School Photo #1 - 2023 National Blue Ribbon School
A 2023 National Blue Ribbon School recipient from the U.S. Department of Education.
For the past 95 years, St. Sebastian Parish School has provided a high-quality, catholic education to students in West Akron.
While continuing our long tradition of excellent education in core subjects taught in a faith-based environment, St. Sebastian also stays on the forefront of educational technology and teaching methods.
We are a STEM designated school by The State of Ohio..
Governor's Thomas Edison Award Winner for STEM Education, 5th Straight Year.
New school entrance, HAVEN Lockdown Devices, upgraded access control system, additional outdoor cameras and an enhanced PA system make our school grounds safe for students and visitors.
The opening of our Innovation Lab, a maker-space classroom that houses an amazing array of educational materials and offers a large, flexible space for project-based, active learning allows are students to collaborate and become better critical thinkers.
Our 1:1 Chromebook program provides technology that creates a personalized learning enviroment for every student in grades 5-8. The school is also equipped with multiple chromebook carts and ipad carts on every floor to assist all grades in learning on both platforms.
Recently, every classroom was equipped with a Hover Cam that assisted students who needed to learn remotely.
Also Beam Audio Devices were placed in every classroom to optimize hearing for all students.
New student desks with larger work spaces, flex-back chairs, built in storage and lockers were added to classrooms giving the learning space a much more modern look.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Sebastian Parish School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1929
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2023

Student Body

Total Students
371 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
St. Sebastian Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
4%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
The school does require a uniform.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Scholarships and financial aid including the Ed Choice Scholarship are available for all students.
% on Financial Aid
85%
Admissions Associate
Diana McGee

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Crazy Eights, Ecology Club, Geography Bee, Lego ClubClub, MathCounts, Power of the Pen, Recycling Club, Robotics Club, Science Olympiad, Service projects, Soap Box Derby, Spelling Bee, Stock Market Club, Student Ambassador Program, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Academy of Art and Culture, Art Classes, Choir and Cantoring, School Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Sports

School Notes

  • If you are interested in more information on St. Sebastian Parish School or would like to set-up a school tour or speak with our principal, please call the school office at 330-836-9107. Thank you.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Sebastian Parish School cost?
St. Sebastian Parish School's tuition is approximately $7,000 for private students.
What sports does St. Sebastian Parish School offer?
St. Sebastian Parish School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Sebastian Parish School's ranking?
St. Sebastian Parish School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Largest student body, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Sebastian Parish School?
The application deadline for St. Sebastian Parish School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Sebastian Parish School located?
St. Sebastian Parish School is located in the West Akron neighborhood of Akron, OH. There are 1 other private schools located in West Akron.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Akron, OH is $7,333 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Akron, OH is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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