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Why Choose St. Catherine?

Thank you for your interest in St. Catherine of Siena School. We welcome the opportunity to introduce you to our community located in the north end of Manchester, NH!

Our mission statement:

St. Catherine of Siena School, deeply rooted in its Catholic faith, fosters spiritual development, academic excellence, and commitment to serve others.

At St. Catherine School, everything we do is aligned with our mission statement. Our goals for our students are:

  • Spiritual development

  • Academic excellence
  • Commitment to serve others

Some of the key benefits of our program:

  • We are fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

  • We offer After Care, which is staffed by St. Catherine School staff, and is available on premises until 5:30 p.m

  • We offer a variety of after school sports and activities including:

    • Chorus

    • Drama

    • Golf

    • Basketball

    • X-Country

    • Hockey

    • Cheerleading

    • Ski Club

    • Camp Siena (our summer program)

While you consider your choices for a private school experience, we'd like to point out some of the aspects of our school and community that stand out from others:



  • Specialist courses in:

    • Art

    • Music

    • Spanish

    • Physical Education

    • ICT Literacy

    • Band

  • Student/Faculty ratio - 11:1

  • Average class size - 17

We offer a challenging curriculum, preparing our students to become lifelong learners and contributing members of the community.

Our faculty and staff create a safe and nurturing  environment where students are given the opportunity to develop their unique talents and abilities.


Our students participate in numerous service projects throughout the year. We strive to instill in students a sense of lifelong responsibility for the greater community.

  • Food Drives

  • Visits to nursing homes

  • Christmas caroling at nursing homes and Sisters of Holy Cross

  • Sock drives

  • Penny collections

  • Gifts, cards, and letters to soldiers


The spiritual identity of St. Catherine of Siena School is grounded in its Catholic faith and is reflected in all aspects of our educational process, but we are also a place where students of all faiths are welcomed and respected.