St. Bernadette School is a Roman Catholic K-8 elementary school in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, accredited by the Ohio Catholic Schools Accrediting Association. The campus is located on 34 acres of pastoral land in Amelia, OH. The school and parish community is noted for its welcoming nature, enthusiasm for the school, and commitment to our children.
St. Bernadette School is one of the few in the Archdiocese that has shown growth in its population over the last three years. The school offers support for students with mild learning challenges and acceleration for those ready to move forward. Test scores are 1.5-3.0 grade levels above average. The teachers and administration have made a commitment to 21st Century learning skills through better student technology and more rigorous standards.
We provide a traditional curriculum that follows the standards in the Graded Course of Study for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and is in compliance with the New Academic Standards for the State of Ohio.
Students in kindergarten and first grade spend the majority of their academic time building reading and math skills, and some time is also spent in science, social studies and religion. In grades 2-4, more is gradually taught in science, social studies and religion and by grades 5-8, language arts is taught in double periods, and the other courses all have a full period each.
All students take music, art, Spanish, physical education and computer technology weekly.
The mission of St. Bernadette School is to offer quality education to our students in a Christian environment. The teachings and philosophy of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church are interwoven throughout the daily classroom instruction. Emphasis is given to academics, cultural diversity, peace and justice. The St. Bernadette School and community are committed to preparing each student to live a Christian life and offering each student the knowledge and skills necessary for becoming a productive member of society.
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Student Teacher Ratio
11 : 1
38% Male / 62% Female
Percentage of Student Body
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
St. Bernadette offers boys and girls teams for basketball, and girls volleyball. Our parish joins a neighboring parish to form teams for football.
Band is offered after school to students in grades 4-8. Art club and Spanish club are offered to our youngest students, and older students may join the liturgy choir.
Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts are very active at St. Bernadette and meet on our campus twice per month.