Bosco Catholic School System

  • Don Bosco Central High School, a Catholic School, in partnership with the students, parents, and community will provide a challenging environment to develop intellectual, social, physical and creative abilities while fostering spiritual and emotional growth so that all students can successfully meet the demands of a changing global society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12

Student Body

Total Students301 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Bosco Catholic School System Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar Falls
    Valley Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    Grades: K-12 | 172 students
    11.9 miles
    4520 Rownd Street
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    (319)266-4565
    11.9 K-12
    172
  • Waterloo
    Columbus High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 293 students
    7.4 miles
    3231 W 9th St
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    (319)233-3358
    7.4 9-12
    293
  • Waterloo
    St Edward School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
    8.3 miles
    139 E Mitchell Ave
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    (319)233-6202
    8.3 PK-5
    270

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