St. Charles Borromeo Academy
Preschool through 8th Grade

Quality, Catholic Education for Children Preschool – 8th Grade
For nearly 65 years, St. Charles Borromeo Academy, formerly St. Charles Catholic School, has provided the finest in Catholic school education.  Our core values are at the heart of everything we do.  You, as parents, are your child’s first educators.  St. Charles Borromeo Academy partners with you in an actively Catholic environment to inspire your child to be his or her very best self each and every day.  In addition, we provide family friendly conveniences in a safe and secure environment, such as before and after care, early education beginning at age 2, hot lunch program, and more.

License and Accreditation

  • North Central AdvancED
  • Missouri Non-Public (state), and International Student and Exchange Program
  • We are a (SEVP)-certified school that will accept foreign K-8 foreign exchange students

Contact Us
 804 NE Shady Lane Drive
Kansas City, MO  64118
Mrs. Ann Lachowitzer, Principal
Fr. Don Farnan, Pastor

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Our Mission
St. Charles Borromeo Academy strives for academic excellence within a Catholic Christian atmosphere and is dedicated to the growth of the whole child.  In partnership with parents, St. Charles Borromeo Academy challenges students with an innovative curriculum that provides a lifetime of learning.

We believe all children are unique individuals capable of learning by actively participating in their education.  St. Charles Borromeo Academy, as a primary mission of the parish community, educates in an environment of faith that encourages security and confidence in their abilities.  The partnership between parents and teachers motivates and encourages children to accept responsibility for their growth and development.  It is enhanced and supported by PTO, School Advisory Council, and the parish community.  This total partnership helps students form a solid foundation of basic skills, creativity, and faith development.

Because children learn at different rates, curriculum is developmentally appropriate, sequential and progressive, as well as flexible, appealing, and fully integrated.  In order to provide students with sound Christian values and education, we, as parents and teachers, strive to ensure development of the whole child for a lifetime of learning.  St. Charles Borromeo Academy accepts all students regardless of faith, race, and ethnicity.  The faculty and staff reflect, in their teaching and actions, the constant reminder that children are first in our community.

Admission Information
A child’s admission to St. Charles Borromeo Academy is an investment in their future and the future of our Church.  St. Charles Borromeo Academy graduates are well-prepared for secondary education.  Our students have graduated to St. Pius X High School, St. Teresa’s Academy, and Rockhurst High School.

New Families
Families considering St. Charles Borromeo Academy are encouraged to fill out an application for admission form.  Prospective families can also schedule a tour of the campus with the principal by calling the school’s office at 816-436-1009.  We look forward to meeting you!

Admission Process
Enjoy a free tour and meet with our principal.  Return your application form and fee, along with your child’s birth certificate, baptismal certificate, immunization records, and recent report card.

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