St. Charles Fact Sheet

Established in 1964

Accredited 2003 & Reaccredited 2009, and 2015 with the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association

Grade Levels –  3 & 4 year-old Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten (TK), Kindergarten (full day) through Grade 8

School Hours – 8:00 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Curriculum – St. Charles School offers a core curriculum of religion, reading, language arts, math, science and social studies along with classes in physical education, music and art. Christian values are integrated throughout the curriculum and students participate often in Mass and devotional activities. Spanish is taught to students in grades K-8. Students from St. Charles School go on to Catholic and public high schools very well prepared.

Faculty & Staff – All classroom teachers are state licensed and certified in religious education by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Student/Teacher Ratio – Average of 19 students to one classroom teacher

Enrollment & Performance – 2015 Spring Iowa Test Scores and 2014-2015 enrollment

Grade Enrollment St. Charles* Archdiocese*
K 43 N/A
1 50 N/A
2 46 78
3 39 75 62
4 38 70 65
5 40 62 63
6 22 67 62
7 55 75 68
8 37 83
Total 370

*National Percentile = 50%
*Combined math, reading & language scores

Student Daily Attendance Rate – 96%

Sacraments –  Second Grade students have the opportunity to receive First Communion and First Reconciliation. Eighth grade students have the opportunity to receive Confirmation. The Faith Formation Office can be contacted at (937) 434-9272 for additional information.

Special Needs – The school has a Speech Therapist and an Intervention Specialist on staff. Attempts are made to accommodate the needs of physically or learning disabled students. The facility is accessible. Currently, St. Charles serves students with hearing impairments, specific learning disabilities, speech & language needs, and other health impairments for a total of 13 students being served or 4% of the school population. St. Charles maintains a Title I Reading program for students in grades K through 2.

Behavior – Students are taught life skills for school and home that are based on respect, responsibility and reverence.

After-School Program – St. Charles Catholic School and the Kettering YMCA partner together in offering after school care to students on-site at St. Charles for a weekly fee. Please contact Jessie Tinkham at (937) 434-1963 ext. 3414 or by email at SWentzell@daytonymca.org for additional information.

Extracurricular Activities – Students may participate in a number of school and parish sponsored extracurricular activities including: Instrumental Band (5-8), Choir (4-8), Power of the Pen (7-8), Boy & Girl Scouts (K-8), Wellness Advisory Council (5-8) and CYO Sports (soccer, basketball, golf, volleyball, baseball, softball, track & field and football) at most grade levels.

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