St. George Parish School was founded in 1919 by the Franciscan brotherhood to serve the needs of the immigrant railroad workers. For 100 years, we have served the diverse families of Beacon Hill and South Seattle. Our community is known for its warm, family-like atmosphere, and rigorous academics steeped in strong Catholic values. Our graduates are well prepared for the challenges of high school and beyond.
Diversity continues to be celebrated at St. George Parish School in the many cultures and faith traditions that our students and staff hold dear.
Of our 254 Preschool-8 students, from 196 families.
- 57% receive an in-parish rate.
- 30% receive financial aid.
- 84% identify as people of color.
- About 30% of our families are first generation immigrants
The community of St. George Parish School forms missionary disciples who continue the work of Jesus Christ as leaders in faith, academics and service.
To live like Jesus in an ever changing world.
- Faith- Jesus is the center of who we are. We inspire all to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to spread that love to our community.
- Social Justice – Service is the way we express God’s love. We are called to act with justice, be merciful, and walk humbly with Jesus. We love one another like Jesus loves us.
- Diversity enriches our perspectives and strengthens our community.
- Collaboration – Our children’s success lies in the partnership of faculty, families, students and community. We are stronger when we work together.
- Growth mindset – All students have the potential to grow. Life-long learning is developed through curiosity, reflection, perseverance and self-advocacy.
- Equity – Students are given the tools they need to succeed.
Student Learning Expectations
An Engaged Faith Filled Member of our community who
- Seeks a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
- Participates in liturgy, prayer and celebrations of faith.
- Demonstrates knowledge of Catholic faith.
- Creates healthy relationships by accepting responsibility and finding peaceful solutions.
- Acts with Christian integrity in an ever-changing world.
A Missionary Disciple who
- Practices the Principals of Catholic Social Teachings through service.
- Demonstrates Christ-like leadership skills.
- Stewards all God’s gifts and blessings with responsibility and gratitude.
A Life-Long Learner who
- Takes a disciplined and dedicated approach to learning and applying academic content
- Demonstrates ownership for learning through engagement and reflection.
- Develops a growth mindset through goal setting, self-reflection and perseverance.