Shelby County Catholic School

The mission of Shelby County Catholic School is to nurture faith, encourage intellectual growth, and inspire commitment to community by ensuring a distinctive, Christ-centered learning environment.
We believe that Catholic schools exist to teach the tradition and doctrines of the Catholic Church and to live the Gospel message of Jesus Christ; parents are the primary educators, and that Catholic schools are partners with parents in the education of their children/adolescents; each child/adolescent in a Catholic school, regardless of race, cultural heritage, or gender, grows in self-esteem through the development of his/her talents, skills, and interests; Catholic schools will provide a warm, caring environment where children/adolescents will be challenged to learn the essential curriculum, regardless of learning rate or style; and all children/adolescents in Catholic schools learn the value of human dignity and the concepts of peace and justice to enable them to be involved participants in a global society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students155 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Shelby County Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Shelby County Catholic School is Kuemper Catholic School System (37.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Rose Of Lima School (25.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denison
    St. Rose Of Lima School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 80 students
    25.3 miles
    1012 2nd Ave S
    Denison, IA 51442
    (712) 263-5408
    25.3 PK-5
  • Denison
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 116 students
    25.4 miles
    1004 1st Ave S
    Denison, IA 51442
    (712) 263-4766
    25.4 PK-8
  • Missouri Valley
    St. Patrick's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 75 students
    29.4 miles
    219 North 7th Street
    Missouri Valley, IA 51555
    (712) 642-3155
    29.4 PK-8
  • Council Bluffs
    Grades: PK-K | 104 students
    36.4 miles
    400 Cloverdale Dr
    Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (712) 325-8346
    36.4 PK-K
  • Carroll
    Grades: PK-12 | 1162 students
    37.1 miles
    116 S East Street
    Carroll, IA 51401
    (712) 792-3313
    37.1 PK-12

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