St. Louis City Schools

St. Raphael The Archangel School

PRIVATE Catholic

  • Grades Served: PK – 8
  • 240 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 21
  • Languages Offered: Spanish (Grades 4-8)
  • School Day: 7:50am – 3:10pm
  • Extended Care: 3:10pm – 6pm
  • Opened in 1951
  • To enroll for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by July 31
  • Tuition Range: $5,600 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $9,468
  • There is some need-based financial aid available.
  • 20% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Uniform Required
  • Students attend Mass daily, but do not have to be Catholic to attend the school - all are welcome.
  • 38% of students live outside the parish.
  • 6th-8th graders can participate in History Day, Science Fair, Bellarmine Speech League, and SRA Service Club.
  • "We are a purposefully small school, known for our welcoming and family-like atmosphere. We are happy to give school tours year round and help you to see what makes St. Raphael the Archangel School so special. Our visitors come as strangers, and leave as friends!"
  • "We have raised standardized test scores in every subject area and in every grade level for the past 4 years!"
  • Extracurriculars: Band, Choir, Student Council, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Knitting & Crocheting Club, Karate, Dance, History Day teams, Science Fair, Service Club, Bellarmine Speech League, CYC Sports
  • Gifted Education: Differentiated instruction used to meet the learning needs of all students. Accelerated Math offered in grade 6-8.
  • Special Education: We are able to meet the needs of learners with mild to moderate learning disabilities through classroom accommodations. We have a full-time Learning Consultant who assists teachers and students with accommodations.
  • Parent Involvement: PTA, School Board, Cafeteria and Recess supervision, Grandparents Day, Culture Day, Picture Days, special class projects, field trips, plus numerous school and parish events

Reviews (7)

  • Small But Mighty Parent 01/17/2017
    St. Raphael is a small school but big in academics, faith, and family. We have sent our kids to SRA for the last 13 years and we have 2 more starting soon. SRA has grown better and stronger every year. The staff are amazing and so are the students. I couldn't ask for a better place for my children to... More
  • Great community with lots of parent involvement Parent 01/17/2017
    SRA is doing many marvelous things to support families in the education of their children. At SRA parents and teachers are truly partners
  • Family atmosphere, strong academicsParent 01/17/2017
    St Raphael prepared my children very well for high school. The community is very welcoming. We have made life-long friends here!
  • Not friendly or accommodating Parent 04/01/2016
    This school is not friendly like they say. They don't like having kids that may make their test scores lower. If your child is one of these they will ask you to leave. They do not know how to treat children that do not fit into their mold if what s child should look and act like. They are prejudice .... More
  • SRA Strong!Parent 11/14/2014
    As our children approached school age we toured numerous schools. Literally steps inside the door we knew this was the one. The warm, welcoming atmosphere was apparent from the get-go. The school is spotless. The teachers are amazing and continue to push the children toward excellence. Under the leadership... More
  • Small and StrongParent 11/14/2014
    It is an anomaly that a small Catholic school can be strong and successful, but St. Raphael does just that! We love the addition of daily Mass, yes, even our daughter admits that it makes for a much calmer start to each day. We have never seen a Pastor more involved than Monsignor Breier and Mrs. ... More
  • Great School in a Great Neighborhood! Other 09/04/2014
    St. Raphael the Archangel School is a growing Roman Catholic school in the St. Louis Hills neighborhood. It's motto: "Formed in Faith, Prepared for Life"
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  • Lacks Economic Diversity6% of students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Lacks Racial Diversity

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