At a Glance

Our website is designed to help you learn more about the school and to navigate the admissions process. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

  • St. Ambrose Catholic School officially opened its doors for the first time on September 1, 1960 under the direction of Sister Mary Alphonse Sachnik as principal and Rev. Victor Di Primeo as pastor.
  • St. Ambrose School and Parish are called together as a community to nurture the spiritual formation, academic excellence, physical, emotional, and social growth of all students.
  • To foster academic excellence outside the classroom, St. Ambrose participates in the DUKE Talent Search, John Hopkins Talent Search, and DECATS.
  • St. Ambrose embraces the evolving technology and applies it to the classroom with a computer lab, tablet program, and an Interactive White Board in every classroom.
  • The St. Ambrose Catholic School student body is dynamic, diverse, and derive from 49 different zip codes across Houston.
  • A lunch program is available in the St. Ambrose cafeteria on a daily basis.
  • St. Ambrose provides facilities with supervised care for students whose parents work and need before and/or after school program for their children.
  • The St. Ambrose School staff is comprised of dedicated degreed teachers and administrators, primary aides, office and cafeteria personnel, and a registered nurse.
  • Class sizes at St. Ambrose are not only in compliance with the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department but of a smaller teacher-student ratio.
  • All classes celebrate Mass together as a school family every Wednesday morning
  • St. Ambrose School is a fully accredited Catholic school in The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston servicing children in Pre-K3 through eighth grade.

St. Ambrose Catholic School (SAS) is an equal opportunity, fully accredited school, housing grades pre-k through eighth. St. Ambrose Catholic School admits all students to the rights, privileges, programs and activities made available to the student body. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admission, loan, athletic, or scholarship programs. The school adheres to the policies stipulated by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.