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
- Important Dates-Revised 2020-21 School Calendar
- Elementary (K-5)
- Before - and After-School Childcare
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
- Virtual School Tour
- School Tuition 2021-22 (K-5)
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School Info428 Irving Ave
Elk River, MN 55330
- Donna Beaudry, PreK Assistant
- Edward Went Jr., Music
- Judy Thomes, Physical Education Teacher
- Principal, Ann Dettmann, Principal
- Sherri Stefano, School Secretary
- Janet Rydberg, School Bookkeeper
- Laurie Hipsag, Head Cook/Tacklebox Coordinator
- Amanda Rajkowski, Preschool Teacher
- Mary Olson, PreK Assistant
- Shelly Rerick, Kindergarten Teacher
- Christine Cross, First Grade Teacher
- Susan Leither, Second Grade Teacher
- Angela Hipsag, Third Grade Teacher
- Corene Bjorkedal, Fourth Grade Teacher
- Elizabeth Laabs, Fifth Grade Teacher
- Aaron Johnson, Media/Technology
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: 8:10 AM for the start of the school day
Half day: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Full day: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tackle Box Childcare Program:
Before school: 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
After school: 2:45 PM - 6:00 PM