Fast Facts and Bell Times


The patron saint of the school is known for being the apostle of Ireland and its patron saint. He was believed to be a man who had great hope as he trusted so deeply in God's guidance and protection. St. Patrick was also a man devoted to prayer.

This school's name honours the prominent place of St. Patrick in our Catholic faith. The school was founded in 1954 and has been located at its current site since 1954. A new school facility was built in 1991.

Did you know that...

    • St. Patrick Catholic Elementary was the first to host the PVNC Board Elementary Robotics Tournament in 2016-17? We won 2 of the 3 Missions the first year and 3 out of 3 in 2017-18!

Bell Times

Each school day has the following schedule:

    • 8:05 A.M Morning Supervision

    • 8:20 A.M. Entry Bell

    • 9:47 A.M. - 10:02 A.M. Recess

    • 11:27 P.M - 12:27 P.M Lunch

    • 1:49 P.M. - 2:04 P.M. Recess

    • 2:50 P.M. Dismissal

Parish Information

St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School is a welcoming community with the following mission statement: United in the Spirit, In Pursuit of Excellence. Our goal is to assist all students to achieve their spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional potential in a caring environment.

Academic programs at St. Patrick exist within a spiritual orientation based on the Catholic faith. The tone of the school reflects a theme of respect and responsibility, a collaborative approach to problem solving, and a community focus made up of students, staff, parents, parish, and the wider community. You can read our Catholic Graduate Expectations (CGE) for additional information.

The school comes together to celebrate monthly school masses with its affiliated parish, Our Lady of Assumption Roman Catholic Church, led by Monsignor Michael Heffernan. Monsignor visits our school weekly and leads our Sacramental preparation in partnership with the Staff. St Patrick also participates in the Rosary Prayer Program which ends with a lovely celebration in May.

Our Lady of Assumption Church

Keene Rd

Peterborough, Ontario K9J

Telephone: 705-741-1018