Enrollment: 279 students (178 elementary students in K-5; 101 middle-school students in grades 6-8)

Mascot: Panther

School Colors: Blue and Gold

Founded: 1867

Accreditation: State of Indiana, AdvancED

Number of cities represented by our students: 12

Campus size: 42 acres

School building highlights: 14 classrooms, computer lab, mobile lab with laptops, library, art room, science lab, gymnasium, cafeteria, and enrichment room

Religious Identity: As a Catholic school in the Diocese of Gary, all students participate in religion classes and attend Mass twice each school week.

Percentage of non-Catholic students: 11%

Number of athletic teams: 16 (basketball, volleyball, cross country, track, soccer)

Percentage of 5th-8th graders participating in band or orchestra:  17% of 5th graders, 20% of middle school students

SPCS offers hot lunch, bus service, speech service, band, orchestra, and choir through cooperation with Valparaiso Community Schools.

Grades K-5 have aides in the classroom.

Grades 6-8 are organized as a middle school, where students have lockers and change classes. Some middle school classes are divided into smaller sections.

Licensed/certified teachers instruct students in core academic subjects and subjects such as music and physical education.  An enrichment teacher works with individual or small groups of students.

After-school Spanish classes, CYO sports, scouting programs, and children’s church choir are available.

Saint Paul graduates go on to Valparaiso High School, Andrean High School, Marquette High School, Boone Grove High School, Hobart High School, Chesterton High School, Wheeler High School, Hebron High School, Culver Academies, LaLumiere School and others!

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