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 Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students153 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeSt 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

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