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St. Andrew Catholic Elementary

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

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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St. Andrew Catholic Elementary says

St. Andrew School was established in 1952 by St. Andrew Parish, Rock Falls, IL to educate children of parishoners. It was begun with the belief that children should receive an education within the context of a religious view of life. From inception, the strength of the school has been it's untiring dedication to that belief and an ever-continuing quest to develop the total child. St. Andrew School is committed to the development of the whole child - spiritual, intellectual, moral, emotional, physical, and social within a Christian environment where knowledge is not only imparted, but enlightened, enlived, and nurtured by an active faith. Christ is the foundation of the total educational endeavor and the reason for St. Andrew School. As a Christian educational community, the school strives to build a community of caring students who serve God, Church, community, and one another. St. Andrew School believes that education belongs by right to the family, and begins in the family. Therefore, the aim of the school is not to supplant parents, but to compliment and help them fulfill obligations in the God-given task of educating their children. St. Andrew Catholic School Is An Extension Of The Teaching Mission Of Jesus Christ And His Church. As Such, The Mission Of St. Andrew School Is To Offer An Education In The Catholic Faith, As Well As A Basic Elementary Education Within The Context Of A Christian View Of Life. St. Andrew School was established in 1952 by St. Andrew Parish, Rock Falls, IL to educate children of parishoners. It was begun with the belief that children should receive an education within the context of a religious view of life. From inception, the strength of the school has been it's untiring dedication to that belief and an ever-continuing quest to develop the total child. St. Andrew School is committed to the development of the whole child - spiritual, intellectual, moral, emotional, physical, and social within a Christian environment where knowledge is not only imparted, but enlightened, enlived, and nurtured by an active faith. Christ is the foundation of the total educational endeavor and the reason for St. Andrew School. As a Christian educational community, the school strives to build a community of caring students who serve God, Church, community, and one another. St. Andrew School believes that education belongs by right to the family, and begins in the family. Therefore, the aim of the school is not to supplant parents, but to compliment and help them fulfill obligations in the God-given task of educating their children. St. Andrew Catholic School Is An Extension Of The Teaching Mission Of Jesus Christ And His Church. As Such, The Mission Of St. Andrew School Is To Offer An Education In The Catholic Faith, As Well As A Basic Elementary Education Within The Context Of A Christian View Of Life.

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.

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Phone
  (815) 625-1456
Email
  standrewschool@essex1.com

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 173
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 24
Kindergarten 17
1 18
2 22
3 14
4 14
5 21
6 19
7 12
8 12

St. Andrew Catholic Elementary'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. Andrew Catholic Elementary's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 78%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 1%

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