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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the daily schedule at St. Clare/St. Paul School?
    The school day for students at our Primary Campus begins at 7:55 am and ends at 2:20 pm. Full day Pre-Kindergarten students will follow the time schedule above. Half day morning Pre-K will begin at 7:55 am and dismiss at 11:00 am. Our Main Campus school day begins at 7:45 am. Dismissal of bus students will begin at 2:10 pm, with our car riders and walkers being dismissed at 2:20 pm. Main Campus students are expected to be in their classrooms for morning prayers and announcements at 7:45 am.
  • What school districts provide busing to St. Clare/St. Paul School?
    Busing is available for students from Scranton, Dunmore, North Pocono, Mid-Valley, Valley View, Old Forge School Districts.
  • Where are school uniforms purchased?
    School uniforms are available for purchase at Flynn and O’Hara. Gym uniforms and staff shirts are purchased through our school.
  • Does St. Clare/St. Paul School offer an Afterschool Care Program?
    Yes, St. Clare/St. Paul School Afterschool Care Program operates at our Primary Campus each regular school day from dismissal until 5:30 pm. Afterschool does not operate on early dismissal days or days when school is dismissed because of inclement weather.
  • Is there a specific time when visitors can observe at St. Clare/St. Paul School?
    Please call the school office at 570-343-7880 to schedule an appointment and tour of the school.
  • Is tuition assistance available?
    Tuition assistance is available through the Diocese of Scranton’s Scholarship Foundation. Our Dollars for Scholars Gift Certificate Program is also an excellent opportunity for tuition reduction throughout the year. Orders must be placed on-line by Monday morning. Orders are filled and returned home on Wednesday with the students.
  • Are there tuition payment plans available?
    Tuition is paid to the FACTS Tuition Management Company. Three options are available: 1 payment, 2 payments or 12 monthly payments.
  • Do you have to be Catholic to attend St. Clare/St. Paul School?
    Our school welcomes students of all faiths.

Our Mission

Each child is a gift from God and must be nurtured in an environment of love, support, tolerance and mutual respect.

Imparting knowledge of God and His creation is the reason for our school. The parents are the primary educators of their children and must support the school in the development of the gift of faith and love of learning.

Our school provides a program which meets the needs and nurtures the talents of our students. Our students go out into the community, not only to extend their knowledge but, also to extend their hands in service. 

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