FAQs

We know you want the best for your children, and we do, too! As you seek out the best well-rounded education for your child, you’re sure to have questions about varying aspects of life here at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton school. We hope you’ll take the time to read our FAQs. You might even find a few things you hadn’t thought to ask about. If you find you have more questions, please contact us. We’d love to help you find the answers you need while you determine your child’s educational goals.

  • Does our family have to be Catholic to attend Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton?

    No! We welcome families from any faith background. And don’t worry, we will always respect your child’s faith, and they will never be singled-out or made to feel different. Coexisting in a diverse world with people of different faiths, backgrounds, and schools-of-thought is a value we nurture in our students.

  • What is your average class size?

    Our average class size is 14 students per classroom.

  • Is busing available for SEAS students?

    Busing is provided for students who live within St. Cloud School District boundaries.

  • Do you have special services for students who need extra help?

    Yes! Students can receive Title 1 and special education services through the St. Cloud public schools. Our teachers are also experts in differentiation and make it a priority to meet students where they are at.

  • Does SEAS have before or after school care programs?

    Yes. We offer a before school program that begins at 6:00 a.m. each day for $3/morning. Our after school program runs until 6 p.m. each day for $8/day. We also offer a summer care program for our students.

  • Are there any special classes?

    We currently offer music, Spanish, physical ed, library and technology integration to all of our students.

  • What is the school safety plan?

    Your child’s safety is our priority. Our school building is locked 24 hours a day. We have plans in place in case of a fire, tornado, and threats that would come internally or externally.

  • How does tuition work?

    We have a unique tuition system at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and do not turn anyone away due to financial concerns. Please contact us for more information.

  • What is expected of parents in regards to fundraising?

    We have three fundraising events each year including a work-a-thon in the fall, a raffle, and a golf tournament! Particpation by families is essential to the success of our school.

  • Does SEAS offer hot lunch?

    Yes, we do have a hot lunch program!

  • Can we enroll our child in the middle of a school year?

    Yes, let’s chat!  We ask that you call the school office to set up a meeting with the principal prior to registering.

  • Do SEAS students wear uniforms?

    No. We do have a dress code for our students.

  • Do you follow the calendar of local area school districts?

    Our calendar is similar to the public school calendar, but some dates are different.

  • Does Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton follow the curriculum standards required by the State of Minnesota?

    Yes. We use the Minnesota standards as guidelines as a basis for our curriculum.

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