St Columba Elementary School

     Tel: (570)784-5932
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 132 students
Philosophy of Education:St. Columba School welcomes every child of any faith background to its morally and spiritually rich environment which features exemplary academics, solid faith formation, leadership privileges,and community outreach opportunities.
We have earned a fine reputation for inspiring our students to reach their potential and achieve personal success. Motivated by consistently superior achievements, St. Columba School will continue to prepare students for the 21st century by offering an integrated approach that brings together mind and body, matter and spirit, knowledge and reason, science and religion.
History:The Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius from nearby Danville founded St. Columba School in 1954.
Our Catholic School offers a complete curriculum with state certified teachers in Preschool through grade 8.
All are lay faculty with the exception of Grades 2 and 4.
A religious instructor of the same order as the founding Sisters teaches second grade.
Fourth grade is taught by a sister of the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary order from Scranton.
St. Columba School proudly celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2004 and looks forward to continuing its academic excellence and strong spiritual influence in the community into the next fifty years.Our Mission Statement:To serve as beacons of Christ’s light while nurturing individual gifts in a faith infused, academically challenging, safe and secure environment. St. Columba School Beliefs:1.
We believe that St. Columba School is an integral part of the church’s mission toteach students reverence for the sacred, knowledge of the Gospel, and thecommandment to serve one another.2.
Parent and guardians are the first teachers of their children, and the St. Columbafaculty members are facilitators of academic, spiritual, and personal growth.3.
All students are capable of academic excellence within St. Columba School’srigorous curriculum with an appropriate support system tailored to their needs.4.
Respect for life and the inherent dignity of others is fundamental to thefunctioning of all members of the St. Columba School Community.5.
Diversity within the school strengthens our school’s culture and affordsopportunities to practice, humility, justice, open-minded ness, and citizenship(including digital).6.
It is our duty to provide for the physical safety and psychological security of allmembers of the St. Columba School community and to nurture the well -being ofeveryone.7.
We believe in continuous improvement to strengthen our programs in preparationfor students to become motivated learners, adept thinkers, and responsible futureleaders.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 132 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St Columba Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbia County Christian School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia County Christian School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bloomsburg Christian School (3.7 miles away)
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  • BloomsburgColumbia County Christian School
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    123 Schoolhouse Rd
    BloomsburgPA 17815
    (570)784-2977
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    3.6 mi | 212 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • BloomsburgBloomsburg Christian School
      (Christian)
    3300 Ridge Road
    BloomsburgPA 17815
    (570)784-7661
      (Christian)
    3.7 mi | 64 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • MillvilleGreenwood Friends School
      (Friends)
    PO Box 438
    MillvillePA 17846
    (570)458-5532
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    6.1 mi | 64 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DanvilleSt. Cyril Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    580 Railroad St
    DanvillePA 17821
    (570)275-1505
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    8.3 mi | 40 students | Gr. K                      
  • DanvilleSt Joseph School
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    511 Ferry St
    DanvillePA 17821
    (570)275-2435
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    8.8 mi | 135 students | Gr. 1-8                      

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