The average class is approximately 13 students per class
The total student enrollment is approximately 160 students.
There is one class per grade level, with the exception of two kindergarten classes.
We teach the Archdiocese of Detroit standards, with Catholic identity integrated in each subject area. Catholic schools are not required to adopt the Common Core State Standards.
We have an academic support staff person who works with students that need extra assistance in specific subjects or skill areas. Our students also can receive speech/language services, social work services, and teacher consultant services through Richmond Community Schools (on site) if they have a qualifying IEP.
Our students have music, Spanish, technology, library, art, and physical education. They have each of these at least once or twice per week.
Students take the STAR Reading and STAR Math tests, three times per year to monitor progress.
School begins promptly at 7:45 am and ends at 3:00 pm.
Yes, we have a hot lunch program offered by Chartwells, and students can order each day. There are three choices offered on the menu.
Our elementary school students (TK-5th) wear a different style uniform than our middle school students (6th-8th). All uniforms consist of a polo shirt and pants or jumpers/skirts. The uniforms can be purchased from Land’s End or Schoolbelles. We also have used uniforms in many sizes in our uniform closet that parents are welcome to request.
We have latchkey both before and after school, beginning at 7 am until 7:45 am, and from 3 pm, ending at 6 pm. Families who need latchkey services need to fill out a latchkey registration packet and pay a registration fee to enroll their children in the program.
Busing is available for families who live within the Richmond Community School District boundaries.
There are a variety of extracurricular activities offered. Athletic programs include
volleyball, basketball, cheer, cross country, track, and archery. Student clubs include run club, lego robotics club, and book club. Our students also participate in Student Council, St. Augustine Honor Society, and Safety Patrol.
TK-8th grade students attend mass each week. Starting in 3rd grade, students participate in leading the mass as greeters, ushers, lectors, and altar servers.
Sacramental prep is completed during the school day; however, there are workshops that children will attend with their parent(s).
Yes! We have several non-Catholic families who attend our school.
The tuition rate for the 2021-2022 school year is $3900. There is a $100 registration fee, and a few other fees for noon supervision, enrichment (assemblies), and technology. The actual cost to educate is closer to $6500. The difference between what parents pay and the actual cost is covered by the parish subsidy.
The Archdiocese of Detroit has a tuition assistance program for families. Applications are accepted electronically via FACTS, and awards will be automatically entered into FACTS and deducted from a family’s tuition.