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U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School.  Kennedy Center / Nebraska Arts Council Creative Ticket Award. Creighton University Presidential Medallion Award. State of Nebraska and
AdvancED Accreditation. 

 

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At St. Cecilia Cathedral School, you will find a welcoming close-knit community that is committed to the Catholic faith and to helping each student reach his or her highest potential. From our student mentorship program to serving in the community, our students have many opportunities to become leaders, both in and out of the classroom. 

We are located on the ten acre campus of St. Cecilia Cathedral, the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha. Rooted in the Dominican tradition of faith, morals and discipline, our school celebrates diversity by representing denominations and ethnic backgrounds from the Omaha area.

St. Cecilia Cathedral School is the only Omaha grade school that has received the Creighton Presidential Medallion Award. This prestigious award highlighted our stable leadership, high academic standards, strong parental involvement, and unwavering commitment to the Gospel for over 100 years.

How to find out more about St. Cecilia Cathedral School:

 Call us at 402-556-6655 to arrange for a tour of our school campus.

 Visit our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/StCeciliaSchool.

 If interested in the St. Cecilia Child Care, call the Child Care Director at: 
402-553-1708.

The Omaha Archdiocesan Schools admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the schools.  They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of their education policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

How to Register

Request a registration packet from the school office at 402-556-6655 to have one mailed to you or print off and return forms below. There is a $200 non-refundable registration deposit per family which will be deducted from the total tuition.

Registration Form

Complete one form per student.

 

Omaha Public Schools Non-Public Student Enrollment Form
If your family resides in the Omaha Public School District, complete one form per student to inform OPS that your child is attending an accredited school.

 

Authorization for Release of Personal Records and Student Information Form
 If your child is entering grades 1 - 8, complete a form to authorize us to request your student’s records from their previous school.

 

Parish Registration Form
If you are a practicing Catholic and wish to register in St. Cecilia Cathedral Parish, complete this form.

 

In-Parish Stewardship Form
If you are a registered member of St. Cecilia Cathedral Parish, and wish to receive in-parish tuition, complete this form.  You may also wish to fulfill your parish tithing automatically by completing either the attached Credit Card Authorization Form or the ACH payment form from your bank account.

Other Documents Required:

  1. Copy of Birth Certificate
  2. Copy of Baptismal Certificate, if Catholic
  3. Updated list of immunizations
  4. Physical Examination documentation for those students entering Kindergarten, 7th grade, and any student transferring from an out-of-state school.

Tuition Assistance

CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND (CSF)

Families that meet the financial guidelines may apply to Children’s Scholarship Fund of Omaha. CSF’s application period generally runs from mid-February until late April for the upcoming school year.  When the application period is open, you may obtain an application from the CSF website (www.CSFOmaha.org).  All income sources for your household are reported on your application. Families are notified by CSF whether or not their child is a scholarship recipient for the upcoming school year.  Recipients are chosen by a lottery-based system.  Please contact the CSF office if you have any questions at 402-819-4990.

ST. CECILIA PARISH ENDOWMENT TUITION ASSISTANCE

St. Cecilia Parish offers limited Tuition Assistance to those families that demonstrate financial need.  To apply for this assistance, please contact the school office to request a Tuition Assistance Application.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

TUITION

The cost to educate a student at St. Cecilia Cathedral School is $5156.

In-Parish Tuition for families that are Catholic and participating members of St. Cecilia Cathedral Parish is $2700 per student.

Out-of-Parish Tuition is $3650 per student.

PreKindergarten is $1850 per student for the half-day program.

Tuition may be paid through a monthly or quarterly electronic plan, semi-annually, or annual payments.

Child Care is available for half-day PreKindergarten students.  Information can be obtained by contacting the St. Cecilia Child Care Director at 402-553-1708.

 

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FINANCIAL AID

CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND (CSF)

Families that meet the financial guidelines may apply to Children’s Scholarship Fund of Omaha. CSF’s application period generally runs from mid February until late April for the upcoming school year.  When the application period is open, you may obtain an application the CSF website (www.CSFOmaha.org), or at St. Cecilia School.  All income sources for your household are reported on your application. Families are notified by July whether or not their child is a scholarship recipient for the upcoming school year.  Recipients are chosen by a lottery-based system.  Please contact the CSF offices if you have any questions at 402-819-4990.

ST. CECILIA PARISH ENDOWMENT TUITION ASSISTANCE

St. Cecilia Parish offers limited Tuition Assistance to those families that demonstrate financial need.  To apply for Endowment Tuition Assistance, please contact the school office to request a Tuition Assistance Application