St. Wendelin Catholic School, a K-12 co-educational, college preparatory school was founded in 1873, beginning a long and firm commitment to providing Catholic education in Fostoria, Ohio.
SWCS exists to provide a welcoming, faith-based family environment that prepares students spiritually, academically, physically and socially to think and act as leaders, enabling them to succeed in achieving their life goals in faith, family and service to others. SWCS is accredited by the Ohio Catholic Schools Accrediting Association, and the State of Ohio.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 345 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
345 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Wendelin Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • At St. Wendelin Elementary we understand that a child's moral and spiritual foundation is built first in the home. Assisting parents, we strive to reinforce and integrate those values in all learning experiences. As Catholic schools united by faith in Jesus Christ, shepherded by God our Father, we are called to proclaim the kingdom of God. Nourished by the Eucharist and the Word, out schools exist to educate the minds, nourish the souls, train the bodies, and inspire the hearts of our students through worship, education and service.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 345 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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