The Elk County Catholic School System has announced that St. Boniface School is Kersey will close at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. 

St. Boniface School operates Pre-K through Grade Five, and has 28 children enrolled in grades, K-5.

The ECCSS Board of Directors voted unanimously to recommend closure of the school to the Diocese of Erie. 

Officials from the Diocese, including Bishop Lawrence T. Persico and leadership from the Catholic Schools Office, approved this recommendation on Tuesday, January 14. 

The school system offers a Pre-K-8, classical curriculum at St. Leo School in Ridgway, and a Pre-K STREAM program at St. Mary's Catholic Elementary and St. Mary's Catholic Middle School.