Fast Facts

St. Charles At A Glance

St. Charles School offers exemplary Catholic education to students in K3-8th grade. A loving environment allows the faculty to inspire the unique achievement potential of each learner.

Brief Description St. Charles Parish School has been providing academic excellence since 1959.
Administration Principal: Dan Garvey
Pastor: Fr. Ken Omernick
Admissions Officer: Allison Caswell
Mission Please see our Vision & Mission statement.
Location 526 Renson Road, Hartland, WI 53029
Enrollment 302
Average Class Size 15 Students
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 15:1
Teacher / Principal Certification Wisconsin Department of Instruction and Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Affiliation Roman Catholic School part of St. Charles Catholic Parish and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Grades Preschool (age 3) to Eighth Grade
Early Childhood 3K and 4K with multiple options of half days, after lunch days and full days. Students can also attend two, three, four or five days a week in 3K. Our 4K program is every day from 8:25 am to 11:30 am at a minimum. Many students stay all day. By state law students are required to rest for at least 90 minutes each afternoon. On-site after-school child care is provided by Wee Know School at a reasonable cost.
Lower School 1 or 2 classes per grades Kindergarten through 5th
Upper School 2 classes per grades 6th through 8th
Specialty Areas STEM, Technology, Academic Support, Guidance, Reading Specialist, Spanish, Art, Music, and Physical Education
Religion Religion is woven throughout the school day as well as through weekly schedule of classes.
Mass Students in 4K through 4th Grade attend Tuesday mornings at 8:30 am; students in 5th through 8th Grades attend on Thursday mornings at 8:30 am. Once a month, the entire school from 3K through 8th Grade attends Mass together.
Daily Prayer Each day starts and ends with prayer.
Sacrament Preparation First Reconciliation & First Communion
Athletics 5-8 grade Interscholastic Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country and Track plus 3-8 grade Cheerleading
Clubs & Extracurriculars See our Student Life section for a list.
Tuition Please visit our Admissions page or contact the school office for more information.
Tuition Assistance Tuition Assistance available and we encourage you to apply for assistance. Please contact the school office for more information. Each year about 10% of the student population receives financial aid through our Tuition Assistance Fund and more than $30,000 is awarded in scholarship assistance annually.
Uniforms Required for grades 5K through 8th
Hot Lunch Hot lunches provided by 4 P's in a Pod. Meals are $4.15 and 5 cents for milk.
Campus School and parish are connected geographically as one campus; school yard features Buddy Benches, a gaga ball pit, state-of-the-art playgrounds (one for 3K and 4K students and one for the older students), basketball hoops, grassy areas and blacktop area. We also have a full-court gym hosting volleyball and basketball teams from Catholic schools across the Milwaukee area. Inside the gym is a state-of-the-art stage and sound system where concerts, plays and musicals are performed. A 900-square-foot concessions stand was added in 2017. The Parish Hall on the east side of the building serves as the cafeteria where hot lunch is served daily. Dedicated music and art rooms were built in 2017 and also added that year was a 1,500-square-foot cutting-edge STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Lab. There is central heating and air conditioning throughout the building.
Test Results & Rankings
Students in 5K through 7th Grade take Iowa Test of Basic Skills each spring in reading, writing, math, social studies and science. Students also take MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) tests quarterly in math and reading. The tests are a personalized assessment experience by adapting to each student's learning level—precisely measuring progress and growth for each individual student. 
Accreditations & Memberships Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation (WRISA)
Celebrations & Traditions Saints Day Presentation, Living Nativity, Living Stations of the Cross, VIP Day, Science Fair, Spring Musical, Band Concerts, Advent Concert and Spring Concert, and many others.
Graduates Over 1,500 students have graduated since the school opened in 1959, moving on to high schools including Divine Savior Holy Angels, Marquette University High School, Catholic Memorial High School, Arrowhead High School, Oconomowoc High School and other high schools in Lake Country.

The best way to get to know St. Charles Parish & School is to visit our campus! Please reach out to request information or schedule a one-on-one tour. 

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