Details overview

Hours 08:05 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Peter Klekamp, Head of School
Type Religious
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 72

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Episcopal
Schedule Block scheduling
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning HCES has a long history of academic excellence by offering an enriched learning environment based on Christian principles enhancing the mind, body and spirit of all of our students. At HCES we strive to instill habits and attitudes conducive to academic achievement, responsible behavior, positive nurturing relationships, respect for others and maturity. Our goal is to educate the whole child.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Performing arts
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
1
Music
including: Band
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
Latin
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

8
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Gifted and talented programs

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending Children must be 3 yrs old by September 1st for the PK 3 class, and 4yrs old by September 1st for the PK 4 class.
Required credentials for lead staff Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 82% 42%
Black 6% 23%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Hispanic 4% 29%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Track
11
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Lacrosse
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Security personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff French
Latin
Spanish
Staff details Over half of the faculty have advanced degrees.

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Families are encouraged to visit the website and contact the school to schedule a personalized tour. The application is online. Students are required to spend time at the school, either with a Shadow Day (1st grade - 6th grade) or by attending a Play Day (PK - Kindergarten applicants). Additional requirements are listed on the website.
Learn more Http://www.holy-comforter.org/Page/Admissions/How-to-Apply
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Recommendations
Transcript
Application fee amount $75.00
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $6,400
Tuition range (high) $10,995
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012