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School Profile

Our school’s mission is to provide a learning experience of high academic standards in a Christian environment, where children can develop their intellectual abilities and their sense of self-worth and responsibility, and where students, parents, and staff form a close, caring community where all support and share in each other’s growth. 

St. Paul’s School is a coeducational, independent Christian school serving preschool through eighth grade students. St. Paul’s is a nonprofit corporation governed by a board of trustees.

Religion

Under the leadership of the school Chaplain, our chapel and classroom religion classes are designed to develop students’ spiritual growth, ethical responsibility, and respect for diversity. Students are expected to demonstrate these characteristics in school and in the community.

Campus & Facilities

St. Paul’s School has been located on Mae Carden off of Goshen Avenue since 1987. The 7.5-acre campus, is adjacent to a quiet residential neighborhood. The campus is composed of spacious classrooms, a chapel, library, science lab, garden spaces, art studio, and large outdoor play areas.

 

 

Diversity Statement

We welcome students of all faiths, races, and national or ethnic origins; tolerance and respect for diverse views and beliefs is taught and expected. At St. Paul’s, the community is excited about exploring new ideas while maintaining its traditional values.

Accreditation

Saint Paul’s School is accredited through the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS).

Enrollment

St. Paul’s serves between 350 and 400 students each year. There are two classes for each grade level from pre-kindergarten and eighth grade, and the average class size is 20.

Academics

St. Paul’s School begins at 8:10 am and ends at

            2 pm for Pre-school and Kindergarten

            3 pm for  (1st-5th)

            3:30 pm for (6th-8th)

 

After School Care Hours

After school care is available for ALL students until 5:30.  It is $5.00 per hour and billed out monthly.

Athletics

Middle school students participate in flag football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, tennis, track-and-field, baseball, and softball. We encourage our middle school students to participate in the athletic program and they have the opportunity to experience a variety of competitive sports. Saint Paul’s School belongs to the Kaweah Athletic League.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Cost of attendance for the 2022-23 school year:
Preschool (5 days) - contact us for tuition rates
PreK-8th Grade - contact us for tuition rates

Tuition rates are based on a 10-month payment plan.  A 3% discount is given if paid in full prior to Sept 1.

Sibling discount is $200 per child/yr.

Tuition does not include extended care, field trips, musical opportunities, school photos, and yearbook expenses.