Saint Andrew Catholic School
Academic Achievement Anchored in Faith
Why Saint Andrew Catholic School? Testimonial Video
Welcome to Saint Andrew Catholic School!
We are a Catholic elementary school for age 3 through grade 5 located at Saint Andrew parish in Elk River, Minnesota.
We are building the Kingdom of God, child by child, through the living witness of our faculty, staff and families.
We nurture students toward a lived discipleship:
Daily prayer and weekly Mass
Catholic teaching embedded in curriculum
Dedicated time to teach prayers, traditions, and devotions of the Catholic faith
We challenge students to develop the knowledge, skills, and work habits needed to excel:
Strategic emphasis on STEM education
Limited class sizes and documented high academic achievement
Curriculum including music, band, physical education, and media preschool programs
We create a learning environment that fosters respect, self-discipline, and kindness:
Lifelong values-based relationships among students and families with a strong emphasis on social justice and service
Explore the links below or email the School Principal, Ann Dettmann.
Want to learn more?
- Why Saint Andrew?
- Mission and Philosophy
- 2021-22 School Calendar
- Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten
- Elementary (K-5)
- Before - and After-School Childcare
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
- Virtual School Tour
- School Tuition 2021-22 (K-5)
New to our parish? Register as a parishioner!
School Info428 Irving Ave
Elk River, MN 55330
- Jill Arens, Alumni Coordinator
- Sarah Anderson, Assistant Cook and TackleBox
- Stacy Decker, Health Clerk
- Sue Bayerl, Music
- Donna Beaudry, Preschool Teacher
- Corene Bjorkedal, Fourth Grade Teacher
- Christine Cross, First Grade Teacher
- Principal, Ann Dettmann, Principal
- Angela Hipsag, Third Grade Teacher
- Laurie Hipsag, Head Cook/Tacklebox Coordinator
- Aaron Johnson, Media/Technology
- Jessica Kish, Physical Education Teacher
- Elizabeth Laabs, Fifth Grade Teacher
- Susan Leither, Second Grade Teacher
- Amanda Rajkowski, Preschool Teacher
- Shelly Rerick, Kindergarten Teacher
- Janet Rydberg, School Bookkeeper
- Mary Olson, PreK Assistant
- Sherri Stefano, School Secretary
Office HoursMonday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School HoursKindergarten - 5th Grade: 8:20 AM - 2:45 PM
Preschool and Prekindergarten:
Drop off's begin at: 8:00 AM for the start of the school day
Half day: 8:20 AM - 11:30 AM (Monday and Wednesday)
Full day: 8:20 AM - 2:30 PM (Tuesday and Thursday)
Tackle Box Childcare Program:
Before school: 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
After school: 2:45 PM - 6:00 PM