About St. Anthony School

St. Anthony of Padua School

St. Anthony of Padua School opened its doors in 1954 to provide quality education for the children of Akron’s North Hill area.  For over 60 years, the dedicated faculty and staff of St. Anthony of Padua School has been committed to teaching and bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to its students.

Mission Statement

Respecting the dignity of the individual and sensitive to the needs of a diverse population, Saint Anthony of Padua School, a community grounded in the Catholic faith, seeks to inspire its students to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and reach their fullest potential spiritually, academically, and socially.


Quick Facts

*  2021-2022 enrollment:  181 in grades K-8

*  Fully accredited by the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association

*  Full-day Kindergarten

*  Student-to-teacher ratio of 18:1

*  K-8 state required classes and religion, music, art, and physical education

* Gr. 4-6 Girls in STEM (in partnership with the Akron Zoo)

*  Accelerated Reader Program

*  Supplemental math program

*  Daily prayers and weekly Mass

*  After school tutoring

*  Classroom equipped with Smartboards for interactive learning

*  iPads, Chromebooks and printers available for students

*  Computer classes with a computer teacher

*  After School Care program

*  Hot lunch program five days a week

*  Speech and remedial tutoring services

*  All employees and volunteers who have contact with students undergo thorough screening, including background checks through the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation & Identification (BCI&I).  For complete information on screening policies, see the revised Policy for the Safety of Children in Matters of Sexual Abuse, section 1.2 (p.3).

Non-Discrimination Policy

St. Anthony of Padua School, mindful of its mission to inspire students to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.