Empowering Children To Reach Their God-Given Potential

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St. Barnabas Catholic School in Southwest Philadelphia nurtures the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth of students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Families of all faiths choose St. Barnabas for a

high-quality, faith-based education

in a safe and loving environment.

As one of the 14 Independence Mission Schools,

we teach values and morals

as part of an academically rigorous curriculum.

Our private school is affordable because

every family receives financial aid

that reduces the cost of tuition.


Ms. Rebecca Lord to Serve as Principal

We are thrilled to officially announce the incoming principal: Ms. Rebecca Lord. Throughout the interview process, it was clear that Ms. Lord had the full support of staff, students, families and the IMS central office, and she is the very best person to continue to...

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Come to our Financial Aid Night on February 27th!

Our school network, Independence Mission Schools, will be hosting a network Financial Aid Night at St. Malachy Catholic School on Thursday, February 1st from 4:00pm to 7:00 pm. Bring your 2023 Federal Tax returns, 2023 W-2’s or income and Photo ID to complete...

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The Future is Bright

Where St. Barnabas 8th Graders Went to High School in 2023

Archdiocesan Catholic

PHL/DE/NJ - Public

PHL Special Admit / Magnet

““I chose St. Barnabas for my child because of its values in education, faith and diversity. St. Barnabas’ teachers, staff and students all contribute to the growth of my son educationally and emotionally.”

St. Barnabas Parent Ms. edmonds. mother of jaiden, class of 2023

St. Barnabas Catholic School

6334 Buist Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19142

St. Barnabas Catholic School