The budget of the parish reflects the emphasis placed upon, and the cost of accomplishing, the main parish objectives. First, and foremost, is Catholic education. With its own beginning in 1858, the parish soon established a Catholic grade school in 1869. 140 years later, In conjunction with the move to a new grade school building in 2009, two kindergarten classes were added. Pups' Patch Preschool began its first year with three and four-year-old classes in 2010. High school classes were first added in 1912 and the first graduation from a four year high school occurred in 1927. This year, 205 students are enrolled in St. Anthony High School and 373 K-8 students are enrolled on St. Anthony Grade School with an additional 79 preschool students.
St. Anthony Church, together with its Grade School and High School employ over 125 people combined.
School expenses total nearly $3.7 million or 83% of all expenditures. The school costs are funded by tuition, fees, fund raisers, and the parish.