St. Anastasia education
Planning for your child’s education is an exciting time. For over 65 years, St. Anastasia Catholic School has provided area elementary students with a faith-based education that focuses on academic excellence, moral and social development, and a sense of community. As a parent of a four, five, or six-year-old child, we invite you to learn more about the opportunities that St. Anastasia Catholic School has to offer. Please call us at (320) 587-2490 or email us to learn more.
RSVP for Kindergarten Open House
Join us to learn more about St. Anastasia Catholic School and meet Mrs. Johnson (the Kindergarten teacher) and Mrs. Jodzio (the principal). Both Kindergarten open houses are come-and-go as your schedule allows, but we ask that you RSVP so that we can monitor numbers to allow for social distancing. All COVID protocols, including face coverings, will be required. Please limit your attendance to parents and the student. Virtual or individual meetings with Mrs. Johnson are available upon request.
For more information, please call the school office at 320-587-2490.
- Enrollment for NEW students for the 2021-22 school year is open HERE.
- Once your child’s enrollment form has been processed and accepted, Marilyn from the school office will contact you to complete the registration form.
- Registration for CURRENT families for the 2021-22 school year is open on SchoolSpeak.
Our estimated cost to educate each student for the coming school year is approximately $10,900 per student. The tuition for the 2021-22 school year is as follows:
- Kindergarten $1,445
- First Child $2,890
- Second Child $2,690
- Third Child $2,490
- Fourth Child $2,290
Registration materials are due on April 1. Registration fee of $100 must be paid by May 1. The $100 registration fee will be applied towards tuition if received by May 1. It is very important to register your children in a timely manner. If there are questions or comments regarding the tuition policy or the registration process, please contact Betty Jodzio, Principal (587-2490).
To apply for assistance for the upcoming year, please check the tuition assistance line and bring a copy of your 2020 Federal Tax Return to the school office no later than May 1, 2021.
WE ENCOURAGE ALL FAMILIES TO CONSIDER BECOMING SCRIP USERS and to take advantage of this tuition savings opportunity. The savings you accumulate this year will be used to reduce your tuition in 2021-22. Download and Print: SCRIP Order Form
We encourage families who are interested in St. Anastasia Catholic School but are experiencing financial difficulties to apply for a tuition assistance grant.
These grants are available under the following conditions and restrictions:
a. Applications should be requested when registering.
b. The Tuition Committee will meet at a later date to determine need and the grant amount to be given.
c. The application may occur at a later date if a change in your personal financial condition necessitates the need for tuition aid.
d. Financial aid will be distributed based on need and availability.
e. Pertinent financial information should be submitted when requesting a tuition grant (your most recent federal tax Form 1040).
If there are questions or comments regarding the tuition policy or the registration process, please contact Betty Jodzio, Principal (587-2490).
St. Anastasia School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or grant programs.
For students inside the Hutchinson School District, bus transportation is available and provided through Hutchinson Bus Line.
- Our family is not Catholic, can our children still attend?
Yes, children of any faith are welcome to attend our school. It is important to note that our school is Christian-based, and all students attend Catholic Mass weekly.
- What is the annual tuition?
Tuition for the 2021-22 school year is:
- Kindergarten: $1,445
- Grades 1-6: $2,890 for first child; $2,690 for 2nd child, $2,490 for third child, and $2,290 for fourth child.
- Tuition can be paid in 1 payment, 2 payments, or 9 monthly installments. Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify.
- Do students wear uniforms?
On mass days, students wear navy blue and white uniforms. Other days, the students may dress in “street clothes.”
- Where do we get the uniforms? What is the cost?
St. Anastasia Catholic School uniforms are worn when the school community gathers to celebrate an all-school liturgy or other events as specified by school staff. On uniform days, students are asked to wear approved St. Anastasia Catholic School uniform attire. Uniform descriptions for both boys and girls are available in the Parent Handbook.
- Do students take field trips?
Yes! Each grade takes field trips. Locations vary by grade and may change from year-to-year. Some trips have included: skiing in 5th & 6th grade, state capital, Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Fort Snelling, Camp Foley in 6th grade, Science Museum, Hutchinson Fire Station, and Nelson’s Farm. More information on past field trips is available on individual grade classroom pages.
- How old does my child need to be to start kindergarten?
Students must be age 5 at the start of the school year in order to join us for Kindergarten. If your child is not yet 5 but eager for an academic environment, we highly recommend our Kids’ Depot Preschool Program.
- How many students are in the school?
There are currently 55 students in grades K-6.
- What is the average class size?
Our average class size is eight. On staff, we have 6 teachers, a paraprofessional, principal, and support staff. The parish priest, Fr. Paul Wolf, also works with the students.