Saint Catherine of Siena School
Since 1926, Saint Catherine of Siena School, located in the center of Norwood, has been providing children from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade with a solid foundation in academics focusing on Catholic values according to its motto to “See Christ in Others, Be Christ for Others”.
Along with the rigorous academic curriculum, students at Saint Catherine’s can participate in a variety of extracurricular activities ranging from basketball to chess, drama productions to yearbook committee, running club to student council. The school has a gifted and talented program, after-school care until 6pm, and learning resource specialists for students.
Saint Catherine’s offers unique challenges and a well-rounded program centered on its Catholic identity and Christian values of service to others; respect for all people; and a strong sense of family and community.
- Hours: Pre-kindergarten hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 2:20 pm; Kindergarten - Gr 8 hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 2:25 pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: 1926
- Number of students: 450
- Male-to-female ratio: 50/50
- Public/Private: Private
- Financial aid: Yes
- Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
- Acceptance rate (%): 97
- Graduation rate (%): 100
- Accreditation/licenses: NEASC Nationally Accredited
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 17:1
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
- Number of faculty: 45
- How engaged is the school with the community?: Our students and families come from 24 surrounding communities.
- What makes this community special?: Word of mouth = 95% of student enrollment. Sense of family &community, safety & security, & strong academics = 3 top reasons why families send their children to SCS.
- Grade levels: Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 8
- Special education: Yes
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: Drama Production and Concerts, Christian & Community Service, Team Building, Yearbook, Student Council Gifted and Talented Program, Science Fair, Summer Enrichment, Extended Day Program, Vacation Programs
- Sports teams: Boys & Girls Basketball, Bowling, Volleyball, Floor Hockey, Morning Fitness Program, Indoor Soccer, Runners Club,
- Uniforms: Yes
- Age range: 4 years to 14 years