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Why choose us

Christian-based community that fosters lifelong bonds and friendships for students as well as parents

Being a Prekindergarten through 8th grade school, there is a great continuity that exists between the grade levels

We offer different levels of education for reading and math

We offer a variety of sports for boys and girls to participate in starting in 4th grade

We offer a variety of clubs for students to join starting as early as kindergarten

We provide both full day and half day prekindergarten

Before and after extended care is provided from 6:30-7:45am and after school from 2:45-6:00pm

Tax Credit Scholarship

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Office hours

  • Mon- Fri 7:30 - 3:15
  • School Start Time 7:45
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75 Mapleton Road Princeton

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26% OF STAFF HAVE ADVANCED DEGREES

Quite a few of our staff members have pursued higher degrees in various specialized fields

Quotes from the class of 2018

"St. Emily is a school that when you leave, you want to come back; when you enter, you want to stay."
“We’re not just friends, we are family”
“This school does more than teach children – it raises us into mature high school freshmen, ready for anything.”

60% OF STUDENTS PLACE INTO HONORS

Approximately 60% of the graduating class was placed in one or more honors/advanced placement courses as a freshman

60% OF THE STAFF WENT OR SENT CHILDREN TO ST. EMILY

Many of our staff members went to St. Emily as a child and/or sent their own children through the school which makes them all invested in the future of the school

TEACHER-STUDENT: 15:1

St. Emily enriches students intellectually, physically, and spiritually and offers a challenging, competitive curriculum with a welcoming, Christian environment

STUDENT SUCCESS IN HIGH SCHOOL

In the last four years, we have had 4 of our alumni graduate as valedictorians from area high schools, and one graduate as salutatorian

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  • Congratulations, St. Emily School, on being a TreeRing Green Yearbook School! Since you've sold 91 yearbooks, we'll be working with our partner, Trees for the Future, to plant that many trees in your school's name. Way to go, Eagles!
  • During Distance Learning, our 8th graders enjoyed applying their math skills for their “Food Day” projects! #goeagles #soproud #pandemicbutlearninggoeson #classof2020
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  • Congratulations, Athena! We can’t wait to see what you do at Maine South. We wish you nothing but happiness and success! #goeagles #eaglepride #stemilyschool