St Teresa Catholic School

  • St. Teresa Catholic School, an integral component of St. Teresa Parish, serves the community by passing on the Catholic faith and values while immersing the student within a Christ-centered environment.
  • A continued partnership of St. Teresa Parish, families, and staff within a tradition of academic excellence will provide students the opportunity to learn about the Church's teachings, to incorporate them in their daily life, and to take an active role in addressing social concerns.
  • We are committed to serve the children and families who desire a Catholic education.
  • Education at St. Teresa School is a gradual development of the human person through the inspiration of the Divine.
  • It is a continuation and an enrichment of what is begun in the home that strives to develop the spiritual, academic, social, and psychological aspects of the child.
  • The philosophy of the school is based on the principle that Catholic schools are to be communities of faith, in which the Christian message, the experience of community, worship, and social concern are integrated in the total education experiences of the students, their parents and members of the faculty.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1926

Student Body

Total Students240 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Teresa Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(plaid skirts & jumpers, white, gold & black shirts, black pants or shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,050
Tuition NotesTuition - $4,050 parishioner $6000 non-parishionerTechnology Fee - $395
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDrill Team,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Fair, Servers, Spelling Bee

Club or Organization:
Chess Team, Junior St. Vincent de Paul, NJHS, Scouts, Speech Team, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Music Productions

School Notes

  • St. Teresa Catholic School, an integral component of St. Teresa Parish, serves the community by passing on the Catholic faith and values while immersing the student within a Christ-centered environment.
  • A continued partnership of St. Teresa Parish, families, and staff within a tradition of academic excellence will provide students the opportunity to learn about the Church's teachings, to incorporate them in their daily life, and to take an active role in addressing social concerns.
  • We are committed to serve the children and families who desire a Catholic education.
  • Education at St. Teresa School is a gradual development of the human person through the inspiration of the Divine.
  • It is a continuation and an enrichment of what is begun in the home that strives to develop the spiritual, academic, social, and psychological aspects of the child.
  • The philosophy of the school is based on the principle that Catholic schools are to be communities of faith, in which the Christian message, the experience of community, worship, and social concern are integrated in the total education experiences of the students, their parents and members of the faculty.

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