As the number one goal in life is to get to heaven, St. Anthony of Padua School will form a bond with God above.
Together each day, we will strive for excellence in academics, service, kindness, and love.


January 28th - the second round of 
Ed Choice Scholarship checks
are available for signature!


New Family Open House 

Sunday, February 1, 2015      Noon - 1 p.m.

Your child will qualify for FREE TUITION if they attend one of these following schools…

Larkmoor Elementary, Frank Jacinto Elementary,

Garfield Elementary, Hawthorne Elementary,              

Helen Steiner Rice Elementary, Palm Elementary, 

Stevan Dohanos Elementary, Washington Elementary, 

General Johnnie Wilson Middle, 

Longfellow Middle School


Parents:  Click on the PTU tab (above) or the "Pierogi Production" Event Date (right) to check for the Pierogi Volunteer



Welcome to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School!  A special greeting to those visiting our school website for the first time!  We are proud of our Catholic spirituality and academic excellence that we have maintained for more than 89 years. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School is in Lorain, Ohio. We currently have over 260 students in Preschool – 8th grade. The faculty and staff are highly qualified and dedicated to helping enrich the lives of students’ academically and spiritually.


As you tour the website, you will see the many reasons we are an exceptional and accredited school.  St. Anthony of Padua students strive daily to achieve academic excellence and serve others with kindness and love.


St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School follows the Diocese of Cleveland Graded Course of Study. The Cleveland Diocese High Standards of Learning are collaborated with the Ohio Common Core Learning Standards.  In addition, we offer art, library, physical education, computer, Spanish and band. We also provide Title I services such as; speech, an intervention specialist teacher and a school psychologist. Reading and Math Enrichment groups are also offered to students.


We have many exciting learning opportunities happening each day in our school. We hope you take the opportunity to learn more about us and all that we have to offer. Call the school office at 440-288-2155 for a tour and more information on how you can join our school learning community!


In Service of Youth,

Joseph M. Akosi




Free Fundraising

Did you know that St. Anthony School participates in fundraisers that require no extra money? We participate in several fundraisers that only require you to either use your shopping cards, REDcard, or even turn in labels and boxtops off of the products you are already purchasing.



We recently earned two $50 Visa giftcards from Campbell's Labels for Education Program. Thank you for those who have been turning in both labels and boxtops. Keep up the great work! To read more about how you can earn free money for our school, click here.

Catholic Schools Week

Can you believe that it is already that time of the year again? Catholic Schools Week begins next week: January 26 - January 30. Activities include: special masses, pancake breakfast, prayer service, 2015-2016 school registration, 6th & 8th Grade Science Fair, Science for Toys Assembly, and concludes with the Family Pizza Luncheon.  To find out more information about times and locations, the entire Catholic Schools Week schedule is posted under "READ MORE".




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It's Pierogi Time!

Pierogi production dates are just around the corner. Production starts on January 6th and runs until March 26th. Sales start on February 18th and run until March 27th.  If you would like to donate your time to help with production, you are in luck. There are two production times: a morning shift: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and an evening shift: 6-8:30 p.m. Sales will take place from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. All production and sales will take place in the Social Hall.  


Please remember that pierogi proceeds benefit the school in a multitude of ways. Technology, Academic Software, Jr High dances, Santa Secret Shop, Staff Appreciation, Classroom Wish Lists, Field Trips, Instructional Supplies, 8th Grade Graduation Supplies, Catholic High School Freshman Scholarships and even Building Insurance.


On sale days, students will be permitted to purchase pierogies, as well as cabbage and noodles, for lunch.  They will also be able to purchase from the bake sale after school.  More detailed information will be sent home to students in the beginning of February.

Click "Read More" for a list of the production and sale dates.


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January Students of the Month

These students have been chosen as Student of the Month for January. Congratulations to ALL students! 

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School Schedule

7-8 a.m. Morning Latchkey 

7:15-8 a.m. Morning Math

8 a.m. 1st Bell

8:15 a.m. School Begins

11:15 a.m. Morning Preschool Dismissal

2:40 p.m. Extended Preschool Dismissal

2:45 p.m. Kindergarten-4th Grade Dismissal

2:50 p.m. 5th-8th Grade Dismissal


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