Kolbe Academy

Tel: (707)255-6412
  • 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 Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeKolbe Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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