Details overview

Hours 07:45 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Mrs. Emma Chavez
Type Religious
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning St. Ambrose Catholic School, operates on the belief that excellent school culture and rigorous academics have the power to transform children’s lives. Students and teachers alike are held to high standards and provided with the support and resources necessary to meet those expectations. Our school community strives to develop the spiritual, academic, physical, cognitive, social, emotional and creative needs of every student.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious

Classes

1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

8
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Kitchen
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Remediation
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

Dig deeper


Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 91% 43%
White 7% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Two or more races 0% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Black 0% 5%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
1
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Lacrosse
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Lacrosse
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Salpointe Catholic High School
  San Miguel High School
Parent involvement details We believe that parents are the first educators of children. Parents receive weekly communication from teachers regarding the weekly plans, newsletters and homework. Parents also receive daily communication via a Daily Bulletin sent via email as well as the SchoolWay application.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Our school utilizes Discipline with Purpose as the guide for addressing discipline issues within the school. The school also has a Wellness Coordinator who works closely with Administration to closely monitor any discipline issues on a timely manner.

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Gifted Specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Diocese of Tucson

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details New families meet with the Scholarship/Development Coordinator for a tour of the school. If interested, a shadow is scheduled and each child is assessed during their shadow day. The principal must conduct an interview with all new families. Once the student is accepted, an acceptance letter is mailed with enrollment instructions. Enrollment is completed online.
Learn more Www.stambrosetucson.org
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Application submission begins 01/01/2016
Application deadline 07/31/2016
Application fee amount $25.00
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $5800.00
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012