St. Paul's Catholic School

Become the Best Version of Yourself™

Mercy

The LORD has told you…to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.

Micah 6:8

Joy

My heart leaps for joy and with my song I praise him.

Psalm 28:7

Children

Our children are a heritage from the LORD.

Psalm 127:3 

Community

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body.

I Corinthians 12:12

Diversity

Together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 15:5-6

Discipleship

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.

John 13:35

Open House - March 2, 2021

Come and experience St. Paul’s Catholic School! Please join us on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

  • Tour our school
  • Meet our teachers and learn more about our exciting programs
  • Visit with our School Principal and School Staff
  • Experience the warm and welcoming St. Paul’s Community

We look forward to welcoming you to our school!

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Job Posting: Principal

Our Mission

“St. Paul’s Catholic School, in union with family and Church, provides a Catholic education that promotes Christ-like behavior, and ensures individual academic excellence.”

 

READ FROM OUR PRINCIPAL’S BLOG AS WE ACCOMPLISH OUR MISSION

About

St. Paul’s is the vanguard Catholic school in the provision of classical education for the entire Treasure Valley and the only Theology of the Body campus in Idaho. We are accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA), the same program used by all Catholic schools in Idaho, but we approach education as a manifestation of faith in the spirit of Saint Pope John Paul II, who confirmed that intellect and faith are not exclusive but complementary in the soul’s ascent to the Father. St. Paul’s is a member of the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education, and one of two schools in Idaho.

READ MORE ABOUT OUR PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE PLANS

Catholic Classical Education

St. Paul’s Catholic School combines classical education with a Catholic Christian theology for a Catholic Classical education.

Our school proudly follows this Catholic, classical style of education in an effort to challenge each student to develop in spirit, mind and body. The teachers at St. Paul’s inspire each student to think independently, acquire truth, and make intelligent moral judgments. These are skills for life well beyond the walls of St. Paul’s.

A classical or liberal arts education has been essential to education since ancient times. The word “liberal” is from the word liberare, “to set free”. The goal of classical education is to liberate the mind from the limitations of any one specialized skill in order to be able to appreciate and converse in any science, art, or theology.

READ MORE ABOUT CLASSICAL EDUCATION

At a Glance

  • Grades K-8. Class sizes are capped at 18
  • Uniform dress code
  • Monday – Thursday morning all school Mass with participation by students of all denominations.
  • Individual and class community service requirements
  • St. Paul’s is fully accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association
  • Full curriculum including art, music, Latin and physical education.
  • Middle school students are offered art, technology, and successful study habits electives.
  • Beautiful, historical, convenient downtown location
  • As Canyon County’s first parochial school, St. Paul’s has served the children of Idaho and their families since 1922.

READ MORE ABOUT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

J. and C. Betzold

My husband and I couldn’t be happier with our decision to move our daughter to St. Paul’s. We are so thankful God led us to this decision. It’s very obvious this is a labor of love , and SPCS is driven by the holy spirit in your leadership. As parents, we are so beyond thankful. I hope you receive praise and appreciation from many parents. We need more love and thankfulness more than ever. Thank you very much! We pray for you and for the work of St. Paul’s 🙂 Kindest Regards, J. and C. Betzold

SPCS Parent

Exceptional education in every regard. The teaching staff is young and energized, and new approaches and ideas are embraced. The parent community is active and involved; a wonderful group of friends. In the classrooms, the youth are challenged and LOVED daily. The level of respect they show for each other is unmatched in ANY public school. No profanity is tolerated; no bullying is tolerated; no arrogance is tolerated and no disrespect is tolerated. The enrollment is about 40% Hispanic, making it very welcoming and diverse. Test scores (if they’re important to you) are CONSISTENTLY far superior to public schools in the area. Tuition assistance is generous and warmly offered without judgement. Your children spend 1,000 hours per year in school. Make sure their school is teaching positive values. Choose St. Paul’s. 

Catholic Liberal Education

Please click the link to the following article below regarding The Spreading Renewal of Catholic Education - A Guide for Parents.  

Welcome Interim Principal – Sara Harris

+ JMJ + Dear Parents and Students, Praise and thanks be to Our Lord Jesus Christ and Our Blessed Mother Mary! I have received numerous thoughtful, complimentary, and encouraging notes and calls from parents recently regarding my new position as Interim Principal....

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St. Paul's Catholic School

Academic Excellence in a Faith-Filled Environment Since 1922

1515 8th Street South
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: (208) 467-3601
Fax: (208) 467-6485

 

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If you would like to take a tour or schedule a shadow day for your child or if you need further information regarding the school, please contact us!