St. Peter Claver Catholic School, one of three schools that make up Ascension Catholic Academy, is a “mission-critical” inner-city school and an important anchor for the Rondo Neighborhood of St. Paul. The school serves a diverse community – primarily African American. A majority of the scholars are not Catholic.
98% of scholars are children of color:
75% African American
10% Asian (Karen)
1% Native American/Alaskan
Scholars who are Catholic: 31%
Scholars who are English-language learners: 8%
Students who receive free/reduced lunch: (Government-set qualifying level is $31,500 or less for a family of four.) 75%