Saint Albert Catholic Schools

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Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #1 - With the addition of the state-of-the-art childcare center and elementary school, Saint Albert's elite learning, faith-filled environment is unmatched in Southwest Iowa.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #2 - From the first days of pre-school to high school graduation, Saint Albert Catholic Schools provides an excellent faith-based education all on one campus.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #3 - Saint Albert's elementary program prepares its students for a life of learning. For each grade, dedicated teachers develop a program that cultivates the spiritual, academic, social and personal needs of each student.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #4 - The elementary classrooms include wireless laptop labs, Smart Board interactive learning systems, LCD televisions, and ELMO systems.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #5 - Saint Albert helps students better their education by offering over 25 enrichment and extracurricular activities, including Science Bowl, Speech Contests, Honor Bands, Catholic Daughters, History Day, Battle of the Books, and Leadership Programs.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #6 - Saint Albert gives its students an outstanding college preparatory education by offering 15 college credit and advanced placement courses.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #7 - Traditionally, Saint Albert has a 99% graduation rate with 96% of students pursuing higher education. The Class of 2012 had a 100% graduation rate and over 30% of the class scored a 25 or higher on their ACTs.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #8 - Students are also encouraged to provide service to their school, community, and parish. Saint Albert students volunteer in the Council Bluffs community and will perform over 50 hours of service before they graduate.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo #9 - All students, from cradle to college, learn in a faith-filled, disciplined atmosphere nurtured by the support and dedication of their teachers.
  • Committed to the teachings of the Catholic Church, the mission of Saint Albert Catholic Schools is to foster spiritual, moral, physical and intellectual growth for all students.
  • From the first days of preschool through high school graduation, Saint Albert Catholic Schools prepare your child for the world through spiritual guidance, superior education and a caring, disciplined environment. Saint Albert can provide a unique experience that can't be found anywhere else in Southwest Iowa - one that impacts each student in a profound way.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students754 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Saint Albert Catholic Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score24
Average Percentile SSAT84%
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Boys . . . khaki)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes$4,300 (Kindergarten) - $8,730 (12th Grade) with $1,400 for local Catholic Parish Membership discount.
% on Financial Aid
38%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,850
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJoAnn Jensen
Admissions AssociateCecilia Hallstrom, Secondary
Endowment Size$3.1 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • Committed to the teachings of the Catholic Church, the mission of Saint Albert Catholic Schools is to foster spiritual, moral, physical and intellectual growth for all students. From the first days of preschool through high school graduation, Saint Albert Catholic Schools prepare your child for the world through spiritual guidance, superior education and a caring, disciplined environment. Saint Albert can provide a unique experience that can't be found anywhere else in Southwest Iowa - one that impacts each student in a profound way.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Council Bluffs
    Grades: PK-12 | 229 students
    3 miles
    400 Wright Rd
    Council Bluffs, IA 51501
    (712) 322-5817
    3 PK-12
    229
  • Council Bluffs
    Grades: K-12 | 20 students
    1.6 miles
    2701 Avenue N
    Council Bluffs, IA 51501
    (712) 322-2321
    1.6 K-12
    20
  • Council Bluffs
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-6 | 49 students
    1 miles
    1500 N 16th St
    Council Bluffs, IA 51501
    (712) 322-3294
    1 NS-6
    49
  • Alton
    Spalding Catholic Schools
    Spalding Catholic Schools Photo - Spalding Catholic School is a Prek-6th grade school, located in northwest Iowa.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 54 students
    119.5 miles
    908 6th Ave
    Alton, IA 51003
    (712) 756-4532
    119.5 PK-6
    54
  • Ankeny
    Grades: PK-12 | 368 students
    120.3 miles
    1604 West 1st St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-8114
    120.3 PK-12
    368

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $3,670 for elementary schools and $9,068 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).