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St. Pauls Episcopal Day School

Private | PK-6 | 150 students

Our school is best known for our IB Curriculum.

 
 

Living in Waco

Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $39,100. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $750.

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5 stars


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Posted April 24, 2010

I've had children and grandchildren at St. Paul's. The cirriculum is excellent yet there is room for individualism. I also appreciate the values taught there and how parental involvement is encouraged.


Posted April 21, 2007

St. Paul's School has made an enormous impact in our daughter's life. As an International Baccalaureate School, the teachers constantly look for new ways to engage the students and search for ways to bring their world to them in the classroom and beyond. They learn to explore and to ask questions. They interact with each other and their community. The teachers make learning fun and they care far more about our daughter as a person than a number or a grade. The Music, Art, Spanish, Athletics, Science, and Computer Lab classes are superior. In combination with the core IB curriculum classes our daughter has catapulted to new heights. St. Paul's has high expectations for student achievement, parent support, and teacher performance. The Parent Organization is outstanding and makes everyone feel welcome. St. Paul's is worth every penny. We believe it is one of the finest independent schools in this great state.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2003

I have 3 children who attend St. Paul's and they have loved it. I believe it has one of the best curriculums in Waco. The classes are small so I know my children receive a lot of one on one attention. Spanish, art, [and] music are just a few extracurricular activities that are offered. My fourth grader is looking forward to their annual Camp Allen Trip in a few days. Where they learn about each other, how to work together and have a blast. I have been pleased with the overall quality of St. Paul's.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 90% 37%
Asian 5% N/A
Hispanic 3% 47%
Black 2% 14%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Dance teacher(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by school staff None
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Kitchen

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 3:15 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 7:30 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 5:30 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Matthew Blake
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 2 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Episcopal
Associations
  • NAES
Fax number
  • (254) 755-7488

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Religious
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • None
Extra learning resources offered
  • None
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing arts
  • Dance
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Boy scouts
  • Girl scouts
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
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What does it cost?

Tuition range for the 2012-2013 school year
$6000 - $7000
Vouchers accepted
No
Financial aid offered
Yes.
School-based aid

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Vanguard College Preparatory
Reicher Catholic School
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517 Columbus Ave
Waco, TX 76701
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Phone: (254) 753-0246

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