Strong Academics: Most of our graduates are placed in advanced-placement courses in high school. Recent graduates include a Pius High valedictorian and salutatorian, two Marquette High National Merit Finalists and numerous National Honor Society members. Music, art, computer classes and physical education complement our strong curriculum.
Parental Involvement: People love the strong sense of community at St. Sebastian. Parents volunteer in many ways to help educate their children.
Excellent Staff: A new accreditation rates St. Sebastian outstanding for low staff turnover and for how the principal makes the staff feel valued and respected.
Character Education: Based on our core values of Honesty, Kindness, Peacemaking, Respect and Responsibility, this program won a top award from the National Catholic Educational Association.
Tithing, Not Tuition: We use a modified form of tithing and do not charge tuition. Families are expected to contribute 5% of their gross income.
Multi-Cultural Student Population: Our school thrives with a diverse and multi-cultural community. As of the 2014-15 school year, our school includes Caucasian, African-American, Hispanic, multi-racial, Asian and Native American students. 75% of the students are Catholic.
More innovative programs: Lunch Bunch, which also won the NCEA award, offers a creative alternative to outdoor recess … Students mix with developmentally disabled children at St. Coletta Day School, which is housed at Seb’s… Special assistance is given by a child psychologist and a speech therapist.
Small classes: Average class size is 16 students in K4 and K5; 18 in grades 1-3; 21 in grades 4-5; 22 in grades 6-8.
Flexible Options: On-site child care before and after school for age 3 through eighth grade. Half-day or full-day sessions for 5- year-old kindergarten.