Cedar Valley Catholic Schools

Our mission is to provide a Catholic educational center, distinguished by its disciplined, values-based approach to the education and formation of young men and women into a Christian community of principled thinkers.
Columbus develops the mind, body and spirit through a balance of quality curricular, extracurricular, and community service activities within a Christ-centered environment.
A Catholic education at Columbus High School fosters the values of human dignity, responsibility, importance of family, informed citizenship and moral decision making.
Columbus students are caring, concerned and involved persons who operate from a strong value foundation rooted in faith and nurtured by family.
They are disciplined, enthusiastic, willing to serve and represent diverse cultures and economic backgrounds.
The Columbus student acquires a knowledge of Catholic vision and values and a responsibility to self, family, community and society.
The student's knowledge includes the skills of effective communication, decision making, problem-solving and conflict resolution to be used in career, leisure, service and faith.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students861 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Cedar Valley Catholic Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Schenectady
    Grades: PK-5 | 200 students
    934.2 miles
    3510 Carman Road
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 355-3080
    934.2 PK-5
  • Madison Heights
    Grades: 9-12
    469.5 miles
    32000 Campbell Road
    Madison Heights, MI 48071
    (248) 585-1210
    469.5 9-12
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: 9-12 | 262 students
    286.4 miles
    701 N Spring Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 446-5500
    286.4 9-12
  • Duarte
    Hayden Child Care Center
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    Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-K | 50 students
    1496.5 miles
    819 Buena Vista St
    Duarte, CA 91010
    (626) 359-9592
    1496.5 NS-K
  • Glendale
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 251 students
    1509.6 miles
    920 E Broadway
    Glendale, CA 91205
    (818) 247-7474
    1509.6 1-12

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $3,690 for elementary schools and $9,189 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).