Founded in 1958, Christopher Columbus High School has fostered three distinct traditions: the pursuit of academic excellence, the heritage of Catholic education, and the unique spirit and mission of the Marist Brothers.
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools.
We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life.
We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners.
Christopher Columbus High School is committed to a comprehensive educational program in academics, spirituality, and physical development which will lead our students to the experience of personal faith and of their vocation as good Christians and virtuous citizens.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,736 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,500
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 25
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Christopher Columbus High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1958
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,736 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
88%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Christopher Columbus High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
30 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki pants, uniform shirt, tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 25
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Mr. Michael Marinelli
Admissions Associate
Ms. Cristina Tellechea

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School Notes

  • Founded in 1958, Christopher Columbus High School has fostered three distinct traditions: the pursuit of academic excellence, the heritage of Catholic education, and the unique spirit and mission of the Marist Brothers. Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. Christopher Columbus High School is committed to a comprehensive educational program in academics, spirituality, and physical development which will lead our students to the experience of personal faith and of their vocation as good Christians and virtuous citizens.
Source: Verified school update

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Excells in academics, great learning environment and brotherhood for life. Students will love their time there
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I have a question that is this school also for girls, and if it is why student body is of boys .
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,736 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,500
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 25
  • Source: Verified school update

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