Cardinal Newman School
Cardinal Newman School Photo #2 - CARDINAL NEWMAN SCHOOL, in order to address a rapidly changing world where learning expectations are higher than ever and faith-filled values are the foundation of a stronger tomorrow, seeks to exceed the traditional definition of educational success. Our mission is to discover the young faith-filled leader that God created inside every child through our commitment to REDEFINING EXCELLENCE in everything we do. We offer a holistic learning experience built on Catholic values, and we deliver it within the new campus that is your school and your home. Redefining Excellence In the Classroom - On the Field - In the Community For Their Futures
With origins dating from 1858, Cardinal Newman School is a diocesan, Catholic co-educational institution providing a well-rounded education in a collge preparatory atmosphere for students in grades seven through twelve.
A wide range of athletics, cocurricular and extracurricular activities are also provided.
Cardinal Newman School does not discriminate on the basis of color, national or ethnic origin in any of its policies, practices or procedures.
With an emphasis on the Catholic tradition of education - strong academics, a dedication to service and traditional Catholic,Christian values, Cardinal Newman School provides a safe and structured environment which challenges all students to achieve personal excellence in everyway.
Inspired by the community belief in divine providence and love, Cardinal Newman students wIll become self-disciplined learners who also demonstrate respect, integrity, responsibility and a sense of justice as they prepare to live their lives of truth, integrity anad fidelity - VERITAS, INTEGRITAS, FIDELITAS.
Cardinal Newman School places among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
The South Carolina Independent School Association
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 7-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||yes|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||555 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 14%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||51 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|Number of AP Courses||21 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||An Honors currciulum in English, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Macroeconomics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, Math, Science and Social Studies offered in all grade levels.|
|Average SAT score||1087|
|Average ACT score||22|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$11,000|
|Admissions Director||Michelle Holbrook|
|Total Sports Offered||17 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Dance,
Weightlifting, Winter Track,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||25 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Alpha Theta, Art Club, Beta Club, Book Club, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Drama, French Club, Kairos Retreats, Key Club, Men's Discernment Club, National Honor Society, Pep Club, Prom Committee, Quiz Bowl, Quiz Bowl Team, Retreat Team, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Student Council, Students for Life, WINGS, Women's Discernment Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choirs
- Our students have various interests and abilities, and we are committed to helping them reach their potential in a safe, nurturing and faith-filled environment. Our faculty and guidance counselors are equipped to provide a rigorous academic challenge for students who need it as well as an individualized plan to ensure success for those who may require extra attention. We also provide a myriad of opportunities - through community service, clubs, extra curricular activities, athletics and the performing and visual arts - to bring out each student`s unique gifts and talents. We partner with parents to develop the whole child in mind, body and spirit. We offer all of this on our new, 50-acre campus.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Columbia Grades: K-12 | 778 students
3000 S Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 765-2309 8.9 K-12
- Columbia Grades: NS-6 | 142 students
411 South Maple Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 783-8838 7.9 NS-6
- Columbia Grades: K-12 | 108 students
6515 North Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 787-0225 3.2 K-12
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