FAQ’s

What grades are offered at Saint Lawrence?
We are a kindergarten through fifth grade school.

What if I cannot afford private school?
Saint Lawrence participates in the Indiana Choice Scholarship program, which helps many of our families by covering their entire tuition. We also have internal scholarships and a Tuition Assistance program that provides aid to those in need. We also allow families to spread tuition payments over the entire school year. Our Admissions page provides more information about tuition.

Can my children attend if they are not Catholic?
Yes. A significant number of our students are from families that are not Catholic. We are open to all families who value faith, service, and quality academics.

How large are the classes?
Since we value educational quality and genuine relationships, we limit our class sizes to no more than 20 students in grades K-1-2, and no more than 25 students in grades 3-4-5.

What services do you offer students who are struggling academically?
We have a full-time Instructional Assistant on staff who helps students in need. We also have after-school tutoring programs to assist with Math and Reading skills. Special Needs professionals and therapists from the Muncie Community Schools regularly work with our students during the school day as well.

Do you offer classes beyond the core academic subjects?
We have weekly classes in Visual Art, Music, Technology, Physical Education and Media Center. Saint Lawrence students receive a well-rounded education.

What time does school start and end?
Our school day begins at 8:00 am sharp, and ends at 3:00 pm. Students may arrive as early as 7:30 am and go to our FREE before-school care room. Students should be dropped off by 7:50 am at the latest.

Does Saint Lawrence offer after-school care?
Yes, parents may sign their children up for our After-School Care program (fees apply). Parents may pick up children anytime before 5:30 pm.

Are there opportunities for parent involvement?
Yes, there are many ways parents may become involved at school. Helping in classrooms, organizing class parties and chaperoning field trips are common ways that parents help.

Are there school uniforms?
Yes, all students wear school uniforms. The Uniform Policy is posted at: Parents & Students >> Students >> Uniform Policy

How does religion fit into the school day?
Students participate in classroom prayer, weekly Mass, prayer services, and service projects and retreats. Religion classes are taught daily and are considered part of our core curriculum. Our students hear sacred scripture every school day.