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St. Raphael Catholic School

20 West Van Dusen
Springfield, MN 56087

School hours: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Phone: 507-723-4135
Church Web Site: http://www.straphaelmn.org/
School website: http://www.straphaelmn.org/New/School/index.asp

St. Raphael Front View

It is the mission of St. Raphael School to bring the students to a deeper relationship with Jesus while providing quality education. Preschool through 6th grade.

Programs and Goals
St. Raphael School Curriculum reflects the spiritual, moral, physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and aesthetical development of the students. The curriculum develops the students' responsibility to self, home, community and the world and includes a sensitivity to social justice, peace and global concerns.

Classes provide quality education:

  • 3 Year Old Preschool
  • 4 Year Old Kindergarten Readiness
  • Grades K-6
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Minnesota licensed
  • Spanish
  • Religion
  • Reading
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Keyboarding/Computer Instruction 
  • Individualized Computer Instruction & Assessment
  • Physical Education
  • Annual Field Trips
  • Band - 6th Grade
  • DARE - 5th & 6th grade

What makes St. Raphael School Unique?
Catholic Values
  • Daily prayer together
  • Instruction in Faith
  • Students actively participate in the planning and leading of Mass
  • Celebration of Church Year: Advent, Christmas, Lent, Pentecost, Holy Days
  • Opportunity to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist during the school year.

Community Spirit 
  • Participates in various community service projects - Christmas Joy and Food Shelf
  • Teaches children to treasure and respect everyone, everything and our invironment
  • Teaches how to get along with others in a spirit of mutual cooperation


  • Academic Excellence
  • Superior Testing Scores