St. Margaret Regional School is a Pre-K to 8th grade regional Catholic educational institution that has been in continuous operation for nearly 60 years. At St. Margaret Regional School, Catholic values are a top priority. We offer a secure and disciplined learning environment. We strive for total education, which includes growth in religious awareness and appreciation of morals and values, for each of our over 600 students. Our faculty consists of degreed and experienced teachers who carefully balance the elements of a nurturing classroom with the ability to raise the bar of education and help each child achieve their highest potential. Our staff has nearly 400 years combined teaching experience.
St. Margaret Regional School challenges students to develop knowledge, skills and work habits needed to excel in this increasingly complex world. Our curriculum is updated continuously to keep pace with changing standards. We offer accelerated and advanced math and reading courses. Spanish is taught beginning in Preschool 3 through 8th grade for maximum retention.
Our comprehensive Religious Education curriculum incorporates the Catholic philosophy in each academic area. Prayer is integrated throughout the school day and our clergy is highly involved in school and student activities. Students also are prepared to receive the Sacraments: Reconciliation and First Holy Communion in 2nd Grade and Confirmation in 8th Grade. In addition, St. Margaret Regional School participates in the tradition of First Friday Mass and each grade prepares individual class masses throughout the school year.
We accept applications for admissions throughout the school year. Watch our website home page for information on our annual fall and winter open house events. If you would like more information on our admission process, feel free to contact our Advancement Director, Laureen Brady. You can also click on the Schedule a Tour button on the home page to request a Pre-Registration Meeting.
St. Margaret Regional School is a tuition-based Catholic school.
Tuition for the 2023-2024 school year is as follows:
Preschool 3 (per child): Half Day – $1,850 Full Day – $2,685
Pre-Kindergarten 4 (per child) Half Day – $2,292 Full Day – $3,808
Grades K-8 Catholic Parishioner Rate:
First Child – $5,350
Second Child – $4,085
Third & Additional – $3,310 Each
Non-Catholic Family Rate – $6,825 per student
Financial Aid is available and all families are encouraged to apply. Assistance forms are available on the F.A.C.T.S. Tuition website. Families who choose to set up tuition payment plans also must go through FACTS to set up a payment schedule. Click here for the link to FACTS.
FACTS offers the following payment plans:
One Pay – Payment due in August
Two Pay – Payments due in August and December
Ten Pay – Payments due each month August through May
2023-2024 Family Fundraising Goals
$300 per family for K-8 Students
$150 for families with only Preschool/Pre-K Students
*If you have both Preschool/Pre-K and student(s) in K-8, your Family Fundraising Goal would be $300 for your entire family.
St. Margaret Regional School has a strict dress code for students. Specifics regarding the dress code can be found in the Parent/Student Handbook. Uniforms can be purchased through Flynn & O’Hara Uniforms or obtained through our School’s Uniform Exchange Program.
Bus Transportation is available from the following public high school districts: Deptford and West Deptford. Transportation reimbursement is available from the following districts: Clearview, Greenwich (Gibbstown), Glassboro, Delsea and Washington Township. Note: Pitman, Woodbury, Woodbury Heights and Paulsboro students are responsible for their own transportation.
St. Margaret Regional School also offers an Early Morning and an After Care program for students. Both programs are available for all students K-8th. Before Care begins at 6:30 AM. The After Care Program runs from dismissal until 6:00 PM. Students have the opportunity to engage in games, work on homework, or other projects. Click here for the forms. For Early Morning care, contact Debra Reola. For After Care, contact Paula Wiest for more information.