New Ulm Area Catholic Schools

514 North Washington Street,
New Ulm, MN, 56073-0560
Tel: (507)354-2719
Grades: PK - 12 | 502 students
Through Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 12 programs of academic excellence and faith-filled experiences, it is our intent to prepare each student for responsible membership and service in the Church and world communities.
In partnership with parents, the Church, and our other communities, it is the mission of New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, guided by strong Catholic teachings and values, to provide our students with an education that promotes spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and social growth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1872

Student Body

Total Students 502 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade New Ulm Area Catholic Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 16%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses CIS Calculus, CIS Composition, CIS Literature, CIS Speech, 
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade.
% on Financial Aid 31%
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Shelly A. Bauer

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Council, Dance Team, Fall Dance Program, Intramurals, Knowledge Bowl, Math Counts, National Honor Society, School Musical, Science Bowl, Spanish Club, Speech, Student Council, Yearbook Art Council, Dance Team, Intramurals, Knowledge Bowl, Math Counts, School Musical, Science Bowl, Spanish Club, Speech, Yearbook, Fall Dance Program,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Through Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 12 programs of academic excellence and faith-filled experiences, it is our intent to prepare each student for responsible membership and service in the Church and world communities. In partnership with parents, the Church, and our other communities, it is the mission of New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, guided by strong Catholic teachings and values, to provide our students with an education that promotes spiritual growth, promotes intellectual growth, promotes physical growth, and promotes emotional and social growth.

  • Profile last updated: 01/23/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Ulm Christian School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Paul's Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Paul's Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Ulm St. Paul's Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    126 S Payne Street
    New Ulm , MN , 56073
    (507)354-2329
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.6  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • New Ulm
    New Ulm Christian School
    (Baptist)
    315 S Payne St
    New Ulm , MN , 56073
    (507)354-3323
    (Baptist)
    0.7  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  5-11
  • New Ulm
    Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    45638 561st Ave
    New Ulm , MN , 56073
    (507)354-6851
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    4.2  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Courtland Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    50605 478th St
    Courtland , MN , 56021
    (507)359-2534
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    10.3  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Gibbon Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Po Box 5, 1322 First Ave
    Gibbon , MN , 55335
    (507)834-6136
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    10.9  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 22, 2014 - NUACS is everything my wife and I wanted for our children. The teachers are caring dedicated professionals who go above and beyond what is expected of them. Our children received a first class academic education, a thorough religious education, and participated in extra-curricular programs that are successful across the board. The spirit of cooperation among students, parents, and faculty/staff make NUACS a fantastic school. - Posted by Parent

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