Saint Kateri

About Our School

Why choose Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School for your student?

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School serves students from a dozen different school districts in the area. Each parent's decision is unique and generally for several good reasons. The most common reasons for choosing St. Kateri's School include:

  • Strong/Challenging Academics
  • Exposure to Religious Values
  • Caring and Safe Family Environment
  • Diverse Community of Learners and Educators

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School is committed to creating a learning environment where children can thrive and where they can acquire more than just the academic basics. That learning includes helping young minds to develop values and self-respect that will help them choose wisely in future years.

What makes Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School a Good Choice?

#1 Positive Environment
A caring and dedicated teaching staff and administration plus an active parent community plus a common belief in the teachings of Christ equals an environment where children can grow both spiritually and intellectually. Positive surroundings yield positive results.

#2 Dedicated, Experienced Faculty
At Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School, the average tenure of the faculty is 16.5 years. Even our newest teachers joined Saint Kateri's with years of teaching experience to their credit. We are fortunate to have such a dedicated group of educators. Class sizes range from 13 to 25 students per classroom. With dedicated staff for Art, Music, Chorus, Computer Science, Library, Physical Education, Spanish, Enrichment and Remediation, the student-to-teacher ratio is a little over 14 to 1.

#3 Challenging Academics
Children thrive in the disciplined yet fun atmosphere of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School. Academically, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School sets standards and expectations that challenge all students. Saint Kateri 3rd, 4th and 5th graders participate in New York State Language Arts, Mathematics and Science testing. Our average test scores demonstrate that Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School does indeed strive for academic excellence.