Why St. Andrew Catholic School?
The mission of St. Andrew Catholic School is to educate each student in a spirit of faith and academic excellence according to Roman Catholic principles. We provide a safe and nurturing Christ centered learning environment with the desired result to graduate students who are well-versed in the Catholic faith, academically prepared to continue their education, Christian in attitude and outlook, and prepared to serve the community.
Since 1976, St. Andrew has built a reputation for academic excellence that is rich in Catholic identity.
We are the only local Catholic school Fully Accredited by multiple agencies.
- SACS/CASI (Southern Association of Colleges & Schools)
- FCC (Florida Catholic Conference)
- NCPSA (National Council of Private School Accreditation)
We encourage you to speak to the parents of St. Andrew students. You will find that the school community is the component that sets St. Andrew apart from other schools.
We welcome new families into this community and look forward to a shared partnership as we work toward the goal of providing academic excellence in a faith-filled environment.
Interested in touring St. Andrew Catholic School? Please call us at 954-753-1280 to schedule a visit or if you if you have additional questions.
Registration for New Students
St. Andrew Catholic School welcomes all students regardless of race, national origin, gender, or religion. We do give preference to students who are children of supporting parishioners of St. Andrew Catholic Church. Space or other consideration may limit the number of students admitted.
Students entering must meet age requirements by September 1.
Admission of a new student is pending until Registration Fee, Application Form and Acceptance Interview with the Principal is complete. Students may be granted provisional admission for one full trimester based on disciplinary and/or academic history. During this period, students must also display behaviors becoming of a Saint Andrew Catholic School student.
Students entering St. Andrew Catholic School will also need the following documents:
Required Forms for Registration:
- Original Birth Certificate
- Original Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)
- Current Original Florida Health Forms 7690 & 3040
- Copy of the latest Report Card & Final Report Card from the previous year
- Copy of the last 2 years of Standardized Test Scores
- School Evaluation Form must be completed and sent directly from current school
- First Communion Certificate (if applicable)
- Confirmation Certificate (if applicable)
- Foreign students are required to attain an F-1 visa to attend a Catholic School
- McKay Scholarship students must provide a current IEP and proof of filed parental intent
Tuition and Fees
Registration fees are revised annually. Registration fees are payable at the time of registration and are non-refundable.
Registration Fee $350
Curriculum Fee $350
Facility Fee $350
$5100 Annually for Active and Contributing Families of St. Andrew Church
$6500 Annually for Catholic Contributing Members of other Catholic Church
$8300 Annually No Religious or Church Affiliation
Tuition may be paid monthly via http://www.smarttuition.com/.
An Active and contributing family is required to attend Mass on a weekly basis, using their family envelope and contribute a minimum of $1200.00 per year to St. Andrew Catholic Church.
In order to receive the Catholic out of parish rate, a family must present a letter from their current Parish stating they attend mass on a regular basis.
St. Andrew Catholic School accepts the Step Up for Students Scholarship (funded through the Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship Program), which is a need based tuition assistance program that families can qualify for by household income. For more information please visit their website at www.stepupforstudents.org.
We also accept the McKay Scholarship Program for qualified ESE students. McKay Scholarship students must provide a current IEP and proof of a filed parental intent.
Information about these programs can be obtained through the Department of Education website at www.floridaschoolchoice.org or our registration office.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do we have to be Catholic to attend St. Andrew? No. St. Andrew welcomes all students regardless of background or faith. Non-Catholic students are required to actively participate in religion classes, religious celebrations, and liturgies while attending St. Andrews.
What are the qualifications of the teachers? All teachers are State Certified and many teachers hold advanced and specialized degrees.
Are family members welcome to volunteer? Yes. A minimum of twenty five (25) hours of volunteering is mandatory; parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts are strongly urged to volunteer. Family members volunteering their time and talent are needed to make our school a success. In order to volunteer, you must be Virtus trained and fingerprinted. (link to Virtus/Fingerprinting information)
Does St. Andrew have Extra Curriculum Activities? Yes. Band, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Golf Club, Chess Club, Culinary Club, Broadcasting (student television studio), Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Baseball and Soccer.
Do the students attend Mass? Yes. Students attend an all school Mass every Wednesday at 9:00AM and are also expected to attend Sunday Mass.
Do you have before and aftercare? Yes. We provide before care from 7-7:30am and after school care from 3-6pm.