About Us

Welcome to St. Michael the Archangel School.

Pastor: Rev. Jose Opalda
Principal: Mr. Paul Kristoff
Assistant Principal: Mr. Robert Wuenschel

Year Opened: 1926
Teachers: 12 full-time teachers, 4 part-time teachers and 6 assistants
Teacher Assistants in Pre-K through Kindergarten: 5, one for each class
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1
Additional Teachers & Staff: Principal, Assistance Principal, Gym Teacher, STEM Technology Teacher, Reading & Math Resource Teacher, School Office Manager, full-time Registered Nurse, part-time Guidance Counselor, Advancement Director and Student Services Coordinator.

Teachers are certified in the State of Maryland, and 68% earned Master’s Degrees or equivalent.


St. Michael the Archangel School has demonstrated to evaluators of the Commission on Elementary Schools that it is effectively advancing the quality of educational experiences it offers its students and meets its responsibilities to the public and to the profession of education and complies with standards for accreditation that are established by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement. St. Michael the Archangel School is accredited by AdvancED. The accreditation is effective through June 30, 2017.

Inclement Weather

St. Michael School follows the BALTIMORE COUNTY public schools in closing for ALL weather emergencies and for the resumption of classes after the emergency. Parents are asked to listen to WBAL 1090 AM for such announcements. PLEASE DO NOT call the school office, as it is important that the phone lines be kept open.

If school is one-hour late, students will not be admitted before 8:45 a.m.
If school is two hours late, students will not be admitted before 9:45 a.m.
Teachers and staff are not present for supervision before this time.

Any announcement of a school closing independent of Baltimore County public schools will be made solely by Radio Station WBAL and whenever possible will be sent out by Email or Robo call.

If schools opens ONE hour late, Part-time Preschool will begin at 10:15am; If the school opens TWO hours late, Part-time Preschool will be cancelled for the day.

If schools open TWO hours late on a 12:00 p.m. dismissal day, SCHOOL is CLOSED for the entire day. Please be sure that transportation is provided and that your children are given specific instructions in the event that school closes early.

If Baltimore County closes one hour early, school will close one hour early with Extended Care available for a limited time. If Baltimore County closes two hours early, school will close two hours early with limited Extended Care in the afternoon.