Faith. Academics. Citizenship. Community.
St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy promotes Gospel values, inspires a love of learning, and upholds academic excellence in a nurturing community.

La Academia Católica de San Felipe y San Agustín promueve los valores del Evangelio, inspira un amor por el aprendizaje, y promueve excelencia académica en una comunidad de crianza.

Upcoming Events
Próximos Eventos

3.4.2020-3.6.2020 - 8th grade Pines Confirmation retreat

3.5.2020 - First Thursday Adoration ALL DAY
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Mass at 8 a.m.

3.6.2020 - 1st - 8th Mass at 8 a.m.

3.9.2020 - Raffle tickets go home; pick up in classrooms NO CARLINE

3.10.2020 - Parent rosary at 3:00 p.m. in the Church

3.11.2020 - $1 Spirit Day
Parents' Coffee at 7:45 a.m. in the cafeteria
1st & 2nd grade field trip to Dallas Zoo

3.13.2020 - Noon dismissal NO AFTER CARE

3.16.2020 - 3.23.2020 - Spring Break; campus closed

Follow this link to the SPSA Master Calendar:

3.4.2020 - 3.6.2020; Retiro de confirmación de Pines de octavo grado

3.5.2020- Primer jueves Adoración TODO EL DÍA
Misa para PK-Kinder a las 8 a.m.

3.6.2020- Misa para grados 1-8 a las 8 a.m.

3.9.2020- Los boletos de la rifa se van a casa; recoger en el salon - NO HAY CARLINE

3.10.2020- Rosario de padres a las 3 p.m. en la iglesia

3.11.2020- $1 Dia de espiritu
Cafe de padres a las 7:45 a.m.
Viaje al zoológico de Dallas grados 1 Y 2

3.13.2020- Medio dia. NO HAY GUARDERIA

3.16.2020 - 3.23.2020- Vacaciones de primavera. Escuela cerrada

We want the whole family!
¡Queremos a toda la familia!

Please consider enrolling all of your elementary-aged children at SPSA! We want the whole family to be a part of our school community. If finances are prohibiting you from enrolling all of your children, PLEASE reach out to Mrs. Bucio. We are committed to helping you if there is any way possible.

¡Por favor considere inscribir a todos sus hijos de primaria en SPSA! Queremos que toda la familia sea parte de nuestra comunidad escolar. Si las finanzas le impiden inscribir a todos sus hijos, comuníquese con la Sra. Bucio. Estamos comprometidos a ayudarlo si hay alguna manera posible.
Parents in Action Thank You
Padres en Acción Gracias

A big thank you to Parents in Action for donating the funds to purchase these guitars! We appreciate it!

¡Muchas gracias a Parents in Action por donar los fondos para comprar estas guitarras! ¡Lo apreciamos!
Registration Update
Actualización de registro

The second half of the registration will be due on March 27, 2020. Please be on the look out for the charge on your FACTS account. If you have any questions please call the school office. 

La segunda mitad de la inscripción vence el 27 de marzo de 2020. Esté atento a los cargos en su cuenta de FACTS. Si tiene alguna pregunta, llame a la oficina de la escuela.

Parent-Teacher Conference form
Formulario de conferencia de padres y maestros

The parent-teacher conference form is coming home today. If you do not receive the form please contact your student's teacher. Please return form to your student's teacher as soon as possible with your preferred conference date and time. Expect a confirmation notice to be sent with your student(s).

El formulario de conferencia de padres y maestros llega a casa hoy. Si no recibe el formulario, comuníquese con el maestro de su estudiante. Por favor devuelva el formulario al maestro de su estudiante lo antes posible con la fecha y hora de su conferencia preferida. Espere que se envíe un aviso de confirmación con su (s) estudiante (s). 
Financial Aid
Ayuda financiera

We understand that tuition can be a financial burden to families and St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy believes that a Catholic School education should be affordable for all families. We offer a variety of Tuition Assistance and Scholarship programs to assist families.
Diocesan Halo Initiative
The Diocese of Dallas Halo Initiative provides tuition assistance to parents who desire to educate their children in a Catholic elementary and/or secondary school in the Diocese of Dallas. The funds are limited and are only available to families with demonstrated financial need. Contact Ginna Curts for information and deadlines for applications.
ACE Scholarships
St. Philp & St. Augustine Catholic Academy has partnered with ACE Scholarships to provide scholarships to families seeking admission to Catholic Schools. ACE scholarships are completely need-based and, once approved, a student’s scholarship can be renewed each year through 12 th grade at any private school. To be eligible for an ACE scholarship, families must qualify for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program. For more information, contact Ginna Curts.
SPSA Catholic Academy Scholarships
These scholarships support families in the St. Philip the Apostle Catholic community who need financial assistance to send their children to St. Philp & St. Augustine Catholic Academy. There is one scholarship allowed per family. In addition, a recommendation letter from the Pastor or teacher which demonstrates the family’s dedication to Catholic education is required. The scholarships will cover up to 80% of the tuition for the student. Once approved, a student’s scholarship can be renewed through 8 th grade.
              Eligibility Requirements:
·         Demonstrates financial need (FACTS)
·         Meets the school’s entrance requirements
·         Be accepted and enrolled in grades K-8
·         Be current on all financial obligations to St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church and SPSA Catholic Academy
·         Be an active, registered parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church for 3 months
·         Meet school attendance requirements

Documentation Needed:
·         Third Quarter Report Card
·         Pastor/Teacher recommendation letter
·         FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment application
·         Scholarship application (see attached)

The scholarships will be determined by the scholarship selection committee. Please see Ginna Curts for details.
SPSA Catholic Academy Tuition Assistance
There are limited funds for St. Philp & St. Augustine Catholic Academy families. Parents must complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment to be considered for tuition assistance. Please contact Ginna Curts for information and assistance with the FACTS application.

SPSA Catholic Academy
We understand that tuition can be a financial burden to families. St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy believes that a Catholic School education should be affordable for as many families as possible. We offer tuition assistance as well as a scholarship program to assist families.
Scholarship Program
Eligible students may apply for scholarships. Students entering kindergarten through 8 th grade may receive scholarships. The scholarship can be a multiple year scholarship if the student continues to meet the eligibility requirements and reapplies. The maximum assistance is up to 80% of the current tuition. There is a limit of one scholarship per family.

Eligibility Requirements
1.      Demonstrate financial need
a.      Complete the FACTS Grant and Aid application
2.      Be an active, registered St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church parishioner in good standing for at least 3 months prior to applying for scholarship
3.      New students
a.      Meet the school’s entrance requirements
b.      Be accepted and enrolled
4.      Current students
a.      Maintain a “C” average
b.      Maintain 80 or higher in conduct grades
c.       Be current on all financial obligations to the school
d.      Attendance: Student has 3 or less tardies per quarter and no more than 10 unexcused absences each year
5.      Students can receive the scholarship for multiple years but need to reapply each year
6.      The applicant must be of good character and likely to succeed at St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy
Applicants should:
1.      Complete the SPSA Scholarship Application (found on the school website)
2.      Complete FACTS Grant and Aid application
3.      Obtain a recommendation from the pastor, teacher, or Faith Formation teacher which attests to the applicant’s character and service in the community
4.      Submit complete packet to the SPSA office no later than April 1 st . No late applications will be accepted.  

Re-Enrollment and Financial Aid
Reinscripción y ayuda financiera

Please look at the website for re-enrollment and financial aid information.

Consulte el sitio web para obtener información sobre reinscripción y ayuda financiera.

Spirit Wear!
¡Desgaste espiritual!

Don't forget to order your new spirit shirts! Please see attached for the order form. Orders are due this Friday March 6th!

¡No olvides pedir tus nuevas camisas de espíritu! Por favor vea adjunto para el formulario de pedido. ¡Los pedidos deben presentarse este viernes 6 de marzo!
2020 Oklahoma Capacity Survey

Dear Parents,
Please find below the link to the Oklahoma Capacity survey. Again, this survey is asking for your honest opinion regarding the school environment and your child(ren)’s learning experiences.
It will only take you a couple of minutes to complete the survey. All responses are completely confidential and anonymous. Your personal information or survey responses will not be shared with anyone from the school.
You can complete the survey using your phone, tablet, computer, or laptop. The survey window will be open until March 11 th .
If you have any questions, please contact the school or Jordan Wade at the Oklahoma Center for Education and Policy by phone at 208-407-1983, or by email at .

Thank you again for your participation and valued opinion!!

Dianne Brungardt, Principal

Estimados Padres de Familia,
A continuación, se encuentra el enlace a la encuesta de Aptitudes Oklahoma. Una vez más, en esta encuesta se pide su honesta opinión con respecto al entorno escolar y experiencias de aprendizaje de su(s) hijo(s).
Sólo le tomará un par de minutos completar la encuesta. Todas las respuestas son completamente confidenciales y anónimas. Su información personal o respuestas a la encuesta no serán compartidas con nadie de la escuela.
Puede completar la encuesta en su teléfono, tableta, computadora o computadora portátil. La ventana de la encuesta estará abierta hasta el 11 de marzo.
Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese a la escuela o con Jordan Wade en el Oklahoma Center for Education and Policy vía telefónica al 208-407-1983, o vía correo electrónico a

¡¡Gracias nuevamente por su participación y valiosa opinión!!
Dianne Brungardt, Principal

Beginning March 2, Dallas residents can place requests to check out mobile hotspots at the following locations:

- Skyline Branch
- Pleasant Grove
- Branch Prairie Creek Branch
- Dallas West Branch
- Martin Luther King Branch
- Highland Hills Branch
- Arcadia Park Branch
- Bachman Lake Branch
- Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch
- Polk Wisdom Branch

The 900 hotspots will be officially available for checkout on March 2. Funding for the WiFi mobile hotspots comes from the City budget that the City Council unanimously approved in September.
Thank you for partnering with us for the Catholic education of your children!
¡Gracias por asociarse con nosotros para la educación católica de sus hijos!

St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy |
No-Fuss Fundraisers
Recaudadores de fondos sin complicaciones

There are so many ways that we can earn money for our school.

1. Register at  to create an account and a percentage of what you spend will come to the school. Our organization number is 94685. Have your whole family sign up and earn $$$ for our school.

Regístrese en  para crear una cuenta y un porcentaje de lo que gasta vendrá a la escuela. Nuestro número de organización es 94685. Haga que su familia entera se registre y gane $$$ para nuestra escuela.

2. We are now registered in Amazon as a charitable organization, and every time our organization is selected, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products when they shop at AmazonSmile. Click on this link to link our Smile account to your Amazon account.  

Ahora estamos registrados en Amazon como una organización caritativa, y cada vez que nuestra organización sea seleccionada, Amazon donará el 0,5% del precio de compra de productos elegibles cuando compran en AmazonSmile. Haga clic en este enlace para vincular nuestra cuenta de Smile a su cuenta de Amazon.   

3.We are enrolled in the Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program under charity number #629. If you print out this form, fill it out and return it to your Tom Thumb, a portion of your purchases will help our school through the Good Neighbor Program!

Estamos inscritos en el programa Tom Thumb Good Neighbor con el número de caridad # 629. Si imprime este formulario, complételo y devuélvalo a su Tom Thumb, ¡una parte de sus compras ayudará a nuestra escuela a través del Programa Good Neighbor!
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