Advertisement
Advertisement

No rating

GreatSchools Rating

St Philip School

Private | PK-8

 

Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

 

Living in Pittsburgh

Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $108,300. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $710.

Source: Sperling's Best Places
 
Last modified
Community Rating

5 stars


Teacher quality

Principal leadership

Parent involvement

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

63 reviews of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted October 30, 2010

The teachers and staff are excellent. My son is new to the school this year and he thoroughly enjoys the teachers and the friends he has made there. Academic excellence and respect of others are of utmost importance at Saint Philips School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2010

My brothers and I attended St. Philip for 8 years. At that time mostly Sisters of Charity were the teachers. Even though the Sisters no longer teach in the school, the quality of education has continued.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2010

The faculty know all the children, all of the children are taught to be respectful and considerate and the quality of the education is superior.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2010

The school prepares the students for responsbility. The kids and staff are great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2010

St. Philips is a great school. They truly care for their students and are very involved with every student there. My son goes to St. Philips and I absolutely love it. I know my son is going to receive a great education here. I would happily recommend St. Philips to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2010

I love St. Philip school because it's a very friendly community and I believe my child is getting a great education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2010

it is a very special place!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2010

I love the principal, teacher and other parents. We have the best school spirit and our kids are A number one!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2010

I love the whole school. the teachers and the students are great, and Sister Geri is special.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2010

It is extremely important to me that both my children attend St. Philips School. The entire staff is extremely patient and kind, but more importantly to me, they all work together to ensure that my children know that in order to succeed in life there are many values to have. Grades of course are extremely important when it comes to the success of a child, but St. Philips also teaches Kindness, and that each child is responsible to show everyone about the love that Christ shows all of us.. They all work together to ensure that not only the kids get very good grades, but that they will grow into kind responsible adults as well. I love St. Philips school, and i'm very grateful to everyone there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2010

This school has a great academic curriculum and feels like family. The Principal has helped our family from tuition assistance help to supporting us all through very hard emotional times.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2010

I love everything about St. Philip! The teachers are the best. The kids not only learn so much from them, but they also teach many life lessons. All of the parents work together to make the school like one big family! The school is just overall outstanding!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2010

Great school if your child is gifted. If your child has learning difficulties, look somewhere else. Most teachers are great here. Test scores on the standardized tests are VERY important to them. In my opinion, they move through the curriculum too quickly, even if all children are not ready to move on. For us, the administration was not supportive here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2009

St. Philip School is the best school in the country for the development of not only knowledge, but also moral and spiritual wisdom.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2009

I use to go to St. Philip school and it was amazing! It has a great learning program and many values that are important to learn in school. Although some of the teachers are hard, they are there to help and to lend a helping hand


Posted November 6, 2009

Its the best of the best!!!!! great teachers, Fantastic curriculum--
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2009

Our youngest son just started preschool and the teachers are wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2009

We love Saint Philip school. It is a place where values and education go hand and hand. I love Saint Philip school.I love the virtues they teach the students. As a first year student in the fourth grade , the teachers are extremely caring and helpful with his adjustment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2009

Saint Philip School supports the morals and values that we instill in our children through a rigorous curriculum, knowledgeable and caring teachers, and by setting high standards for our children. Our children have always felt safe taking risks as learners, and that is where the true education come in at Saint Philip School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2009

We love Saint Philip school. It is a place where values and education go hand and hand. So many teachers go that extra mile to help their students succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

We currently do not have any test score information for this school. Unlike public schools, private schools are not always required to report data about their schools or not required to take the same tests as public schools. Many private schools take different standardized tests; however, that information is often made available only to families of enrolled students. We strive to acquire additional private school data whenever available.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 71%
Two or more races 8% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Black 2% 15%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Hispanic 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

School basics

Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NCEA

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Religious

Resources

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
  • Diocese of Pittsburgh
School leaders can update this information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
Date
Title
  • {{date}}
    {{title}}
Export calendar
Outlook.com
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...
POWERED BY
Tandem

Apply

To learn more about enrolling, please call the school.
 

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

 
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

52 West Crafton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Phone: (412) 928-2742

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools

Crafton El School
Pittsburgh, PA


Ingram El School
Pittsburgh, PA



Al-Andalus School
Pittsburgh, PA




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT