East Catholic School

 

East Catholic School enrolls boys and girls in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade, emphasizing academic excellence with a friendly and Christ-centered environment. This community of students, teachers and parents shares a commitment to our Catholic faith and to the intellectual, spiritual and creative development of every student.  Visit the school website here.eastcatholic-logo

Caring and Certified Teachers

Our faculty includes lay teachers as well as the Sisters of Mercy, who founded St. Maurice School in 1953. Our certified teachers are creative and experienced, and work hard to make classes fascinating and fun. Our faculty includes winners of the Golden Apple, the Diocese of Pittsburgh’s highest teaching award. East Catholic School is accredited by the Middle StatesAssociation of Schools and Colleges and the National Catholic Education Association.

Active and Accomplished Students

East Catholic students regularly score above the Diocesan and national averages in Reading and Math. Our curriculum includes Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Sciences, Foreign Languages, Fine Arts, Technology and Religion.

Our students are also active on the athletic field, on stage, and in community service, with opportunities to participate in the performing and visual arts, including violin, band, choir and the annual Shakespeare production. The Forensics Team and Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science participants capture top honors on a regular basis. East Catholic athletics include after-school intramural activities such as volleyball and field hockey. We also offer cross-county and Diocesan League basketball and volleyball.

Financial Aid Information

Through various local and governmental programs, East Catholic provides support for gifted students as well as remedial learning programs, health services, speech therapy and a subsidized lunch program. Financial aid is available through such programs as the Diocesan Scholastic Opportunity (SOS) program and the Bishop’s Education Fund.