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The vision of St. Thecla Catholic School is to form faithful disciples of Christ through the commitment to develop lifelong, independent learners and leaders through a rigorous curriculum anchored in our Catholic faith.Our Mission StatementWe, the community of St. Thecla Catholic School, dedicate ourselves to serving God through our growth in faith, education, and love for one another as members of God`s family.Our PhilosophySt. Thecla Catholic School is a Christ-centered school that is focused on bringing together our parish, school, and community.
We are committed to:Developing and directing the growth of the whole person centered in Jesus Christ through religious culture and faith.Respecting and valuing the uniqueness of each individual.Working together with parents to nurture their children`s faith and academic skills.Growing as a community that teaches and fosters tolerance, respect, and compassion for others.Serving as a constant reminder that we live in the world, but we are not of the world.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 320 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
320 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. Thecla School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Mrs. Debbie Maloney


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
Childrens Choir, Forensics, National Junior Honor Society, Science Olympiad, Social Studies Olympiad, Student Government

School Notes

  • St. Thecla Catholic School (Pre-School through 8th grade) is part of the Saint Thecla Parish. We believe ourselves to be a living, growing school community of faith. To this end, we commit ourselves to enriching the seed of faith in our youth through God's word, the Sacraments, and catechesis; providing educational opportunities for our youth, to develop positive self-images, academic achievement, and personal growth by active participation in the learning process; and, caring for and accepting one another by developing an attitude of behavior in an atmosphere of respect and Christian charity.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 320 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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