South City Catholic Academy is a Junior Kindergarten - 8th Grade School located in South Saint Louis City.

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019-2020 school year


“South City Catholic Academy is the model for Catholic education in Saint Louis, providing innovative opportunities for faith formation and academics to families in South City.”
— Principal, Laura Hirschman


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Our academic program promises to ignite and inspire students to produce students who are equipped for the next stage of their education in our society today.  We offer age-appropriate and engaging learning opportunities. Learning is based on rigorous academic standards and tailored to meet the individual needs of students within the classroom. Assessment practices are age-appropriate, authentic and aligned to the learning that takes place.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Do the students wear uniforms?
Yes.  SCCA has partnered with Just Me Apparel for school uniform purchase.  Shirt colors may be white, red or gray.  Pants are navy blue.  All shirts must have the official SCCA logo on them unless underneath the school jumper.

Do the students attend Mass?
Yes.  Students will attend Mass once/week and each day begins with Morning Prayer.

What are the school hours?
The school day begins at 7:50 and ends at 3:15.  Early dismissals will take place at 11:50 am.

Do you offer after school care?
Both Before-care and After-care are offered to students as well as extracurricular activities.  The rates for Before-care and After-care are listed here.  To enroll, please return the following completed form to the school office.

Do you offer a preschool?
Yes, preschool is located at SCCA.  For more information, contact us directly by filling out the form below.


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