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St. Margaret Elementary School

St. Margaret Elementary School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

St. Margaret Elementary School says

St. Margaret School was founded as a community based school for St. Margaret Parish in the early 1900s, in a small house behind the church. From this time forward, the education of children flourished through caring pastors, dedicated religious and lay teachers working with the supportive families of the community. The education and experience at St. Margaret has broadened as families from the Lower Merion and surrounding community have chosen this faith based educational opportunity with academic excellence for their children. St. Margaret students continue to be educated by the Sisters of Mercy since inception, while maintaining Middle States Accreditation offering education for pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. Academics & ArtsHonors Math Program (4th through8th Grade)Spanish InstructionArt ProgramIntegrated CurriculumTechnology K-8thPrivate Instrumental Music InstructionLiterature Based Reading SeriesLeadership Workshop 7th & 8th GradeLibrary Science K to 4th GradeOptional: Chorus, Chess Club, Science Club

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (610) 664-2640
Email
  info@saint-margaret.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 274
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 39
Kindergarten 42
1 35
2 31
3 22
4 28
5 21
6 18
7 22
8 16

St. Margaret Elementary School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Margaret Elementary School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 53% Male / 47% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 75%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Track and Field
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Track and Field

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