"Our school is best known for its family atmosphere, school spirit, & tradition."
Students enrolled 155
Hours 8:00 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Mrs Jill Jelinek
Transportation options None
Type no info
Preschool capacity no info
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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1506 Washington Street
Michigan City, IN 46360

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(219) 872-2258
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4 stars
Based on 15 ratings

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August 18, 2014
Ms.J is the best principal I have ever had! She really cares about your education and succeeding in life.

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
Cares about your child as an individual and about there success in the class. Its very important to me that I know my child goes to a school where they care about there success and who they are .

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2014
Great school! The principal and teachers really care about the students. They strive high to care for each and every student.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2014
The sense of community in our school is awesome. All work together for the good of each child. Love, love, love this school!

- submitted by a teacher
April 12, 2014
My son attends Saint Stanislaus Kostka School. I would recommend this school to friends and family. I love how they make you feel welcomed and parent involvement is very high. The teachers and staff are great.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2014
I have a child who is currently enrolled at St. Stan's and we couldn't be happier. There is such a family atmosphere at the school when you walk in. The teachers at the school are all great. I would highly recommend this school to anyone looking for small school that teaches children how important charity and service work are along with good Catholic values.

- submitted by a parent
December 16, 2013
My child is currently enrolled at St. Stans and we couldn't be happier. When we toured the school we instantly felt welcomed as family. My son has struggled in a few areas and the response from his teacher and principal has been amazing. I love the emphasis they place on teaching the children to be good citizens and the importance of charity and service work. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a small school environment and strong Catholic values.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2013
Before we enrolled in this school, my husband and I toured several schools in the area. However, when I walked into the church at this school, I truly felt the presence of the Holy Spirit., so much so that I began to cry. I truly wanted my daughter to be part of this rich tradition. The staff at this school is tremendous. The atmosphere is like a family environment and each child receives personal support and encouragement. The principal at St. Stan's has done a magnificent job at focusing on the test scores and creating a clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. There are wonderful activities planned for the kids throughout the year and we feel like part of a great, faith based family. We are very pleased with St. Stanislaus.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2013
St. Stan's is the best. When you walk into the building you feel like family.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2012
I used to not like the school very much. I have been going to the school for many years but know with the amazing leadership of ms J i love st stans!! The teachers are very much improved and I can't find a fault in the school anymore. Thank you Ms. J!!!

- submitted by a community member
May 09, 2011
Bullying is rampant at St. Stan's. The teachers and principal do very little to curtail or discpline the bully's. They have "anti-bullying programs" that the kids attend, but with no consequences by the staff and administration there's no incentive for the bullys to stop. Its absolutely disgusting!

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2010
The main reason I am still with a private school is because of Dr. B! She, or the school, isn't faultless but she truly cares about the kids & education. She treats me with respect & will not engage in talking badly about her teachers. I tried, out of frustration, but she wouldn't. She listened, address the issues at hand & helped me work through ways to resolve them. (I took up almost 2.5hours! - That's good customer service) She bolstered my confidence in St.Stan's & I respect her for that. I find that the teachers I've interacted with so far work toward the same goals as the principle. More schools need to think like her instead of so black& white. Glad my kid's there & starting another year today :)

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 02, 2010
Dr. Bryant is the best principle we have had since Mr. Cress. She is all about the kids.

- submitted by a student
July 05, 2009
Principal Susan Bryant treats the teachers with no respect and will not take their input into consideration. She has no interaction with the students, and most teachers on a daily basis.

- submitted by a teacher
June 22, 2008
I wen't to St.Stans for two years before entering High School. It was fun, and a good learning experience. The atmosphere is excellent.

- submitted by a student
November 12, 2006
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We were founded in 1891 and we continue our dedication to the students of Michigan City to give them the best education available. Our belief is that Catholic education gives students tools to succeed in life.

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Saint Stanislaus Kostka School
1506 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN  46360
(219) 872-2258
Last modified Saint Stanislaus Kostka School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Saint Stanislaus Kostka School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews.