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At-a-Glance

Founded

2000
School ColorsRed and Black
Mascot"Louie" the Cardinal
Enrollment490 (49% female; 51% male)
Faculty: student Ratio14:1
ClassesThere are two classes per grade; grades PK-3 have a teacher’s aide; average class size is 23.5
School Hours

K-8*         7:50 a.m.—3:10 p.m. 

PreK1**  9:00 a.m.—3:10 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday (four year-olds) 
 
PreK2**  9:00 a.m.—3:10 p.m. Monday/Wednesday/Friday (four and five year-olds) 

* Students may be dropped off at 7:30 a.m. 
** Rest period and lunch as part of day
Specialty Classes

In addition to the core curriculum, students attend classes in Spanish (1-8), Library, Art, Music, Physical Education and Technology

Language Instruction

Spanish Classes - once a week for 1st through 4th grades; twice a week for 5th grade; three times a week for 6th grade; and each day for 7th and 8th grades; our students often test out of first-year Spanish their Freshman year.

Community Service

Over 3,500 service hours per year are completed by students in grades five through eight as a required part of the curriculum.  Many students exceed the required number of service hours—and, all our students participate in community service simply as part of being a Cardinal at SLDM.  All our students support our food pantry, actively participate in food and clothing drives for the less fortunate, pray for and collect toys for children at Peyton Manning’s Hospital at St. Vincent.  

Faculty & Staff

43 highly professional and qualified teachers and staff members

Resources

Two full-time academic support staff 

One part-time counselor on site 2 days per week

Two part-time school nurses (job-share) 

Class of 2014

92% attended Catholic High School; 8% attended Public High School

$104,500 awarded in merit-based scholarships

Class of 2013

82% attended Catholic High School; 18% attended public high school

$166,000 awarded in merit-based scholarships

Online Grades

PowerSchool is utilized school-wide as our Student Information System to provide parents real-time access to grades.

Extended Care

After school care offered from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. for grades PreK through eight by AYS.  Please visit the AYS site to learn more about the program.

Sports

Sports offered through CYO.  Please click here to learn more about the various programs offered.

Location

St. Louis de Montfort Catholic School is located 0.3 miles south of the intersection of E 116th Street and Hague Road.  Please click the link for a map/directions.