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St. Therese Catholic Academy

Seattle, WA | http://www.stcaseattle.org/
Joined in June 2012

About Us

St. Therese Catholic Academy is a diverse Preschool-8th grade Catholic school located in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood. Now celebrating our 91st anniversary, we are recognized for our outstanding academic programs (individualized blended learning and school wide service-learning programs), family-like atmosphere, cultural diversity and openness to people from all walks of life.

 

COMMUNITY

Embracing diversity is a cornerstone of our mission. Our students and staff represent a variety of faith traditions, cultures and family backgrounds. Of our current 154 students:


Over 70% of our student body receives financial aid (In 2018-187, we provide over $320,000 in assistance)  

Over 40% of our families qualify for free/reduced lunch

Our students come from 35+ zip codes

90% of our students identify as people of color

33% of our students identify as more than one race

40% our staff identify as people of color

MISSION

St. Therese Catholic Academy is a diverse, welcoming community that seeks to ignite the faith, minds, and dreams of our students and to prepare them to excel spiritually, academically, and socially in high school, college, and beyond.

SHARED PURPOSE

  • Forming disciples in faith, knowledge, and service

ROOT BELIEFS

  1. We are a diverse community
  2. We are called to act with justice
  3. “We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us”
  4. Excellence happens on purpose
  5. We lead by example


CORE VALUES

  • Faith - We work toward building a stronger relationship with God daily and are respectful of and informed about the Catholic faith that is at the heart of all things at STCA
  • Respect - We model Christian values and self-discipline in all settings and adhere to the Golden Rule and treat others the way they wish to be treated
  • Responsibility - We hold our students to high academic and behavioral expectations and our adults to model the highest professional standards
  • Perseverance - We commit to do whatever it takes to prepare each student to succeed spiritually, academically and socially in high school, college, and beyond
  • Compassion - We show kindness to one another and see Christ in all those we meet. We believe that everyone and everything is a gift from God and it is our duty to recognize and alleviate suffering wherever we encounter it


Upon graduating, we form and expect our students to be:

  • Faith-filled servant-leaders
  • Responsible lifelong learners
  • Respectful and compassionate community members

St. Therese Catholic Academy is a diverse Preschool-8th grade Catholic school located in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood. Now celebrating our 91st anniversary, we are recognized for our outstanding academic programs (individualized…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Science & Technology

Location

  • 900 35th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122

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