Wilmington Catholic school cites diocesan bankruptcy among reasons for closing

    Wilmington’s St. Paul School announced today it will close at the end of the current school year. The Catholic school services Pre-K through eighth graders and serves a large Hispanic population.

    An announcement on the school’s website says the diocesan bankruptcy, declining enrollment and changing demographics are chief among the reason for closing the doors.

    Our Lady of Fatima School in New Castle has offered to take on all the students.

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