Pacelli High School (Austin, Minnesota)

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Pacelli Catholic Schools
311 4th Street NW
Austin, Minnesota, (Mower County) 55912
United States
Coordinates 43°40′7″N 92°58′46″W / 43.66861°N 92.97944°W / 43.66861; -92.97944Coordinates: 43°40′7″N 92°58′46″W / 43.66861°N 92.97944°W / 43.66861; -92.97944
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1913
Principal Laura A. Marreel
Chaplain Father James Steffes
Grades PreK-12
Color(s) Green and White         
Fight song Minnesota Rouser
Athletics conference Southeast Conference
Team name Shamrocks
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Facility Director Patrick Felten
Athletic Director Chelsea Brolsma
Director of Advancement Maddie Bosshart

Pacelli Catholic Schools is a private, Roman Catholic PreK-12th grade school system with year round child care in Austin, Minnesota. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona.


Pacelli is the only Catholic school system in Mower County, Minnesota offering all day child care, preschool, all day every day kindergarten, and a PreK-12th grade educational experience. [2]


Pacelli is a member of the Minnesota State High School League and participates in a wide variety of sports and activities. Pacelli and Lyle Co-op for many sports including Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Softball, Track, Baseball, and Football. Pacelli and Austin High Co-op for Boys Soccer, Boys Hockey, Boys Tennis, and Wrestling. Cross Country, Girls Tennis, and Cheerleading are Pacelli sports that do not Co-op with other teams. Because Pacelli is a small school, almost all of the students are involved in at least one sport or other extracurricular activity.


The education offered through the Pacelli Catholic Schools is a flexible program that integrates the academic, cultural, physical, and spiritual development of its students. Students attend mass one day per week at St. Augustine's Church, and many theology courses are available. Although it is a Catholic school, Pacelli accepts students of many different religious backgrounds.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ PHS. "Pacelli Catholic Schools". Retrieved 2012-03-11. 

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