St Sylvester Elementary School

  • St. Sylvester School is a Parish School in the South Hills Deanery in the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
  • The administrative structure greatly impacts the total education and our ability to create an environment that is conducive to academic and spiritual growth.
  • The principal looks to the pastor for guidance, support, and encouragement to provide effective leadership for the school.
  • The collaboration of the pastor and the principal facilitates decisions in the area of staffing, financing, fund raising and improving the physical plant.
  • Our mission is to teach our students about God, His Commandments, His Sacraments and His Love.
  • We strive to foster in each child a sense of self-worth and an appreciation of his or her own talents.
  • Our school is about students and helping them meet their highest potential as children of God.
  • Because we are convinced each Christian has an obligation to bring Christ to the world through service and the elimination of injustices, we develop within our students a concern for others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students153 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St Sylvester Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Sylvester School is a Parish School in the South Hills Deanery in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. The administrative structure greatly impacts the total education and our ability to create an environment that is conducive to academic and spiritual growth. The principal looks to the pastor for guidance, support, and encouragement to provide effective leadership for the school. The collaboration of the pastor and the principal facilitates decisions in the area of staffing, financing, fund raising and improving the physical plant. Our mission is to teach our students about God, His Commandments, His Sacraments and His Love. We strive to foster in each child a sense of self-worth and an appreciation of his or her own talents. Our school is about students and helping them meet their highest potential as children of God. Because we are convinced each Christian has an obligation to bring Christ to the world through service and the elimination of injustices, we develop within our students a concern for others.

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