Immaculate Conception

321 S Metter Avenue
Columbia, IL 62236-0622
     Tel: (618)281-5353
Grades: PK - 8 | 365 students
Mr. Kish welcomes students on the first day.
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Mr. Kish welcomes students on the first day.
The mission of Immaculate Conception School is to provide experiences to inspire, challenge, and nurture the mind, body, and spirit of our student within the framework of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the tradition of the Catholic Church.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Resource Teacher, Response to Intervention
Year Founded 1853

Student Body

Total Students 365 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Immaculate Conception Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 31%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(school uniforms: navy pants or plaid skirts, white or light blue knit shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $2,750
Tuition Notes a very supportive parish and Parents and Friends group along with an Endowment Fund help keep tuition low
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,200
Admissions Director Michael L. Kish
Admissions Associate Bev Epplin


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

Mission --- Community --- Service --- since 1853. Come and join our award winning school where opportunity abounds and parents and teachers make the difference!

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Apostolic Learning Academy (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Apostolic Learning Academy (4.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St James Catholic School (5.5 miles away)
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