Learn more about a St. Louis Education

Q: What makes a St. Louis School education so special?

A: St. Louis School students receive a holistic learning experience, encompassing high academic standards, character development, and faith education. Children are taught to think as “global citizens” and understand the value of service to others. At St. Louis, our community extends beyond the school walls to the parents, siblings, grandparents and friends of our students. This caring support network is our most vital asset in providing your child with a safe and happy school experience.

Q: How does St. Louis School compare to local public schools?

A: St. Louis School is proud of our students’ performance on New York State testing. Click here to see how we stack up against NYS and Pittsford Central School District students.

Q: Do we have to be Catholic to send our child to St. Louis School?

A: We welcome students of all faiths and backgrounds to our learning community.

Q: How much does it cost to send a child to St. Louis School?

A: Current tuition rates, as well as extended care offerings are available for preschool here, and for K-Grade 5 here.

Q: What curriculum does St. Louis School follow? 

A: St. Louis School’s curriculum is dictated by the Diocese of Rochester, taught with the goal of meeting and exceeding the standards set by New York State. Subject areas include religion, reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, computer, music, art, physical education, sex education and AIDS instruction.

As a Catholic school, a religious dimension is woven throughout study to enhance the academic curriculum. Each child is seen as a person whose integrity rests upon the fulfillment of his or her potential as a child of God. Great care is taken to provide growth in Christian beliefs, values and attitudes throughout the school program on a daily basis.

Q: Are uniforms required?

A: Uniforms are required for students in K-5 classes. Pre-k students are encouraged to wear comfortable, age-appropriate clothing. 

Q: How often will students attend church?

A: St. Louis School students will celebrate Mass together several times throughout the school year, including opening mass (start of school), Christmas, Lent, Easter, and closing mass (end of  year). In addition, there are several prayer services throughout the year which are highlighted on the school's calendar.

Q: What are the hours for a normal school day at St. Louis School?

A: The school day for grades K-5 is 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Details on our Preschool offerings can be found here

Q: How does bus transportation work at St. Louis School? 

A: State law requires school districts that are within 15 miles of St. Louis to provide transportation to students from their district. Transportation forms are available at registration.

Q: Does St. Louis School offer extended child care?

A: Yes. We offer a flexible and affordable child care program for our St. Louis School families that extends beyond normal school hours. For specifics, read our extended care information.

Q: How do I set up a tour?

A: We would love to host you for a private tour of our facilities and a meeting with our principal. To schedule a meeting, please call the main office at 585-586-5200.