Why Choose Catholic Schools

The Northland Catholic Schools focus on the total personal development of each child. With small class sizes and a curriculum consistent with current trends, we offer the highest quality faith-based education while stressing the importance of moral and social responsibility.


Visit 1 (or all) of the 6 Northland Catholic Schools located throughout the Northland!


St. Andrew the Apostle School

St. Andrews School provides a strong Catholic environment with rigorous and faith-based academic excellence. The students at St. Andrews have a strong history of excellent test scores and thrive in small classes within a safe and friendly school. Our teachers, the majority with advanced degrees, are highly dedicated and implement effective instructional strategies.



St. Charles Catholic School

For nearly 65 years, St. Charles Catholic School has provided the finest in Catholic school education. We believe all children are unique individuals capable of learning by actively participating in their education. St. Charles Catholic School offers a challenging curriculum for all grade levels, preschool through 8th grade, that includes studies in Religion, Language Arts, Math, Middle School Advanced Math & St. Pius X High School Algebra, Science, Social Studies, Technology, Spanish, Art, Music, Library, and Physical Education. Our students consistently score an average of two grade levels above the national average. In addition to our curriculum, we offer a strong athletics program through the Parochial League of Kansas City, and a variety of programs to enrich your child’s learning. A child’s registration at St. Charles Catholic School is an investment in their future and the future of our Church. Our graduates are well prepared for secondary education. St. Charles Catholic School students have graduated to St. Pius X High School, St. Teresa’s Academy, and Rockhurst High School.



St. Gabriel School

St. Gabriel School offers a traditional curriculum, enhanced by readers and writers workshop, religion, Accelerated Reader, and Aleks Math. Accompanying our curriculum are weekly classes in art, music, physical education, foreign language, and technology. We are proud of our academic excellence with students who consistently score two years above grade level on national standardized tests. Students are also encouraged to participate in after school activities such as photography club, the news production team, Little Saints, Edge and parochial league sports. Our students leave here on the path to becoming well-informed young adults who can think critically and objectively. St. Gabriel offers a strong sense of community supported by active parent involvement. Affordable, quality education in your neighborhood!



St. James School

The St. James community in Liberty, Missouri, empowers students to achieve their full academic and Christian potential, become prayerful, lifelong learners, and good stewards of God’s gifts. Students enjoy small classes taught by caring, highly educated teachers.



St. Patrick School

The mission of St. Patrick School is to provide a rich and child-centered educational environment, where all students experience the living presence of Jesus; and where each individual student is led to attain his/her highest level of academic excellence. Student scores on standardized tests demonstrate achievement two grade levels above national averages. In addition to the basics, our students enjoy enhanced learning opportunities and programs, including Technology and Chess Clubs, Robotics, STEM activities, the Duke TIP program, and Community Garden. Come and take a tour of our newly remodeled facilities!



St. Therese School

St. Therese Parish, near Parkville, Missouri, boasts a school beyond the basic expectation of any great school. We take pride in being a Student-centric school producing lifelong learners, effective communicators, active persons of faith and dependable citizens learning to give back to their community. As a progressive school, we embrace innovative instruction including Project Lead the Way and integrative technology incorporating STEM+ initiatives.  STEM has become a national norm for a premier curriculum. The “+” sets us apart by taking the concepts of problem solving and hands-on learning into our classrooms and extra-curricular activities—religion, music, Spanish, art, band, strings, choir, theater, and athletics. Come take a tour and catch the Viking Spirit at St. Therese School.


St. Pius X High School

With a rich tradition of nearly 60 years of strong academic and athletic programs, St. Pius X High School strives to educate each student to their full academic potential. With daily prayers and a value-centered approach in every class, our students achieve high test scores and succeed in college and beyond. St. Pius X High School earned an Honorable Mention from the Catholic Education Honor Roll in 2014.