“Great education, involved parents, caring teachers, committed parishes that make the tuition affordable,” was what I heard about St. Anthony School when I moved to Renton about a year ago. Parents also added, of course, that it’s difficult to snag a space since classes are generally at the limit and satisfaction so high that few places open up.
As for the quality of certain teachers, one friend who is a parent of a St. Anthony School lower grade student wrote me in May: “Last year, if it weren’t for Mrs. Frederick’s sincere concern for his well being and healthy development, I’m not sure [my son”] would be where he is today. She is one of the most altruistic people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. … This year he had Mrs. Racey. Wow! The transition from kindergarten to the first grade is enormous. I hope she ends this school year knowing that through her consistency and unfaltering dedication she has helped my son considerably. Bravo to Mrs. Racey! Really, bravo to all his teachers!”
While I am (directly) quoting only one parent, I have heard from many. While no one school or teacher will be the “right choice” for every family/student, in my opinion, St. Anthony School is an excellent choice for most.
LI, Renton, WA