- Kolbe Academy was founded in 1980 by three families who experienced first-hand the rapid decline of the public school system and the weakening of the parochial schools.
- The founders anticipated the need to form young Catholic citizens who could effectively defend their Faith through a thorough understanding of doctrine and regular reception of the Sacraments.
- They also foresaw the growing need for better, more individualized and intensive instruction in basic education.
- With a focus on providing an education that is Ignatian in Method, Classical in Content and Loyal to the Magisterium in a small-class size environment or at home, Kolbe Academy continues to thrive.
- At Kolbe Academy, our goal is to develop the whole person mind, body and soul to form effective agents for Christ in the world.
- To develop the mind to its fullest potential, we use the Ignatian Method, which focuses on training the memory, understanding and will with a goal of being able to speak, write and act well.
- Especially in high school, we utilize a classical, literature-based curriculum, which elevates the mind and soul by studying the great works of Western civilization.
- We stand by high educational standards by expecting the best and always encouraging excellence there is no grade inflation at Kolbe.
- Finally, we emphasize public speaking, as we must be able to communicate effectively to win souls for Christ.
|School Type||Alternative School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Total Students||1,837 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 45%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||22 teachers|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Napa Grades: PK-12 | 97 students
2055 Redwood Rd.
Napa, CA 94558
(707) 258-9030 1.2 PK-12
- Napa Grades: K-12 | 125 students
2201 Pine St
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 255-5233 1 K-12
- Angwin Grades: K-8 | 88 students
One Angwin Ave.
Angwin, CA 94508
(707) 965-2459 19.8 K-8
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