We welcome you to get to know us and become aware of the reasons why families choose St. Nicholas Catholic School for their children!

We’d Love to Have You Join Our School Family! St. Nicholas Catholic School welcomes applicants of all faiths and backgrounds as prospective students. Contact the school office at 253.858.7632 to schedule a school tour!

Top 10 Reasons Families Choose St. Nicholas Catholic School

  1. Accredited by the Western Catholic Education Assn (WCEA) to ensure our students receive a traditional Catholic education that emphasizes spiritual, academic, and physical growth.
  2. Small class sizes to promote personal attention and greater communication.
  3. Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classes.
  4. Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) scores consistently well above the national standard.
  5. Hands-on Art, Physical Education, Spanish, Technology, and Music classes.
  6. Challenging academic programs including Common Core Math and Daily 5.
  7. Before and after-school enrichment programs including Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) sports, chess club, choir, band, math club, and unicycle club.
  8. Graduating students have received Bellarmine Prep Merit Scholarships for the past two years.
  9. Celebrations of all seasons of the liturgical calendar through weekly Mass, Stations of the Cross, Holy Days of Obligation, Benediction and Adoration, May Crowning, and Sacramental Preparation.
  10. A welcoming community with very active parent participation.