Dear Prospective Family,
It is my pleasure to assist you as you begin your child’s path in Catholic education at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School. From Fun Runs and Fiestas, to Mass, Spelling Bees and Field Trips, our students learn and experience so much each year, both in and out of the classroom! Thank you for taking a leap of faith and investing in the future of your children by considering a Catholic Education. I am so glad that you are considering our school to assist you in educating your most precious gift from God – your children!
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us. Every child is important to us, and we want each child to fully experience the benefit of the quality Catholic education available at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School.
Jenny Pudelko, Principal
To schedule a visit, contact the school office at 616-453-8229 ext. 200
How many students attend St. Anthony?
Our average enrollment is 275 students in preschool – 8th grade.
Can my child do a shadow visit?
Shadow visits can typically be set up for any interested students for a half or a full day. Due to current COVID guidelines, we will not able to allow for shadow visits in 2020.
What is the student:teacher ratio at St. Anthony?
Our average student to teacher ratio is 15:1.
Do students wear uniforms?
Yes, students wear uniforms daily. Typically students are able to wear jeans once or twice per month, with an additional spirit day at the beginning of each month.
What are the school hours?
School begins at 8:10 am each day and dismissal is 3:15 pm. Our half-day programs conclude at 11:15 am.
Does St. Anthony offer before and after school Child Care?
Yes, Child Care is offered on all school days from 7 am – 6 pm. The rate for Child Care is $4.50 per hour. Students who are enrolled in our school are eligible to participate in our Child Care program.
Does St. Anthony provide bus transportation?
St. Anthony partners with Catholic Secondary Schools for busing. Prior to enrollment, parents are encouraged to check with our school office to see if busing is available to you and from your home. A per family rate is charged for busing.