Our Lady Of Bethlehem School & Childcare

  • Along with flexible childcare, Our Lady of Bethlehem`s offering focuses on children from ages six weeks through Kindergarten, and maintains a high teacher-to-child ratio.Our Lady of Bethlehem is dedicated to student success and preparedness.
  • In work with the Office of Catholic Schools and The Catholic Diocese of Columbus, our goal is to prepare students in society as disciples of Christ and to educate the whole child through challenging academics and activities from infancy through Kindergarten through life.We believe that each child is unique and created in God`s image.
  • All students can learn and reach their potential.  Our every action affects these outcomes.
  • Our Lady of Bethlehem is the optimum learning environment for children ages birth through five and with small class sizes, dedicated teachers and a thriving environment, your child`s future will be bright.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1956
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$250
Summer Program Cost NotesCost is per week based on 5 days a week.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Bethlehem School & Childcare Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms for Kindergarten)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,400
Tuition NotesTuition is for Full Day Kindergarten, Monday through Friday.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class, Library Class, Music class, Technology Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Physical Education

School Notes

  • Choosing the right school for your child is not an easy decision, especially during those early education years. The education and development of our students in a safe, well-structured Christian environment is important to us. Our Lady of Bethlehem continues to advance in curriculum and assessment as well as provide comparative excellence in education and staff.  Our Lady of Bethlehem's offering focuses on children ages six weeks through Kindergarten, and maintains a high teacher-to-child ratio.Your child grows so much during the birth to five year developmentally, socially, intellectually and spiritually.  
  • Our Kindergarten students are also the only Kindergarten students who take the TerraNova in the Columbus Diocese. Our students surpass and succeed every time. See why we are the right place for your child and the benefits of keeping your child at Our Lady of Bethlehem through Kindergarten. We also offer flexible before and after school care for those busy parents!

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