What Sets St. Cecelia Apart From Other Schools?

At St. Cecelia Catholic School, we pride ourselves on being a stalwart in our community. Our faculty and staff enjoy teaching the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and problem-solvers as we provide an academically challenging and globally minded interdisciplinary education for kids up to 8th grade. In today’s blog, we talk about what sets St. …

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Does My Child Need to Be Catholic to Attend St. Cecelia?

Does my child need to be Catholic to attend St. Cecelia? Our faculty and staff get this question all the time. It’s a perfectly valid question, as we are a private Catholic school founded in 1948 and one of several supported by the Diocese of St. Petersburg. Today’s blog from St. Cecelia Catholic School answers …

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Get an Early Start With Private Pre-K3 Education

For parents looking to get the most out of their child’s education, a Pre-K3 education at a private school like St. Cecelia Catholic School can be incredibly beneficial. With Florida’s VPK program, access to a private Pre-K3 has never been more available. Learn why your child could benefit from enrollment at St. Cecelia Catholic School …

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Is the International Baccalaureate Program the Future of Education?

St. Cecelia Catholic School is the only private school that features the International Baccalaureate program in Pinellas County. We believe that the IB Program is the best education program available for helping children develop into compassionate, inquisitive, active young adults.  But how long will IB remain as the most thorough, successful education program on the …

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Learn How VPK Can Help You Afford Private School

Florida has paved the way for the rest of the country to improve early childhood education by encouraging families to enroll their children in prekindergarten education. Through the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program, or VPK, Florida families can help their children build a strong academic foundation. Learn how VPK can allow your child to attend a …

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St. Cecelia Is the Only Private Pre-K3 – 8th Grade IB Program in Pinellas County

Parents in Pinellas County who are looking for an excellent education for their children should consider the many benefits that St. Cecelia Catholic School can offer. In fact, St. Cecelia is the only private school in the county to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) program for Pre-K3 through 8th grade. Learn why the IB …

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How Is Play Important for Childhood Development?

Children begin learning the fundamentals of playing when they are just a few weeks old. Some children enjoy playing games for fun, while other children will jump rope or play sports as a form of recreation. Being able to play and have fun is an intrinsic part of a child’s upbringing. Allowing children the opportunity …

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What to Do When Your Child Hits Another Child at Preschool

One phone call parents hope they never receive is from a preschool to report that their child hurt another child in class. While your first instinct may be to discipline your child about their behavior, it’s important to stay calm and take the time to make it a teachable moment. St. Cecelia has some tips …

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How Do Daycare and Preschool Differ?

When it’s time for your child to leave your side and start their education, you have two options — you can either enroll them in daycare or preschool. But are they really that different? Today, St. Cecelia discusses the similarities and differences between daycare and preschool. Daycare Daycare centers accept children at a variety of …

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How To Prevent Procrastination

As good as a kid may be, even the most accomplished students procrastinate once in a while. There may be a homework assignment they may not want to do, or a large project that seems like it’ll take hours to complete. Waiting till the last minute is never a good idea, as the student may …

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