St Charles Preparatory School

  • St. Charles Preparatory School, founded in 1923 to prepare leaders for the Christian Community, has as its source and purpose the educational mission of the Church.
  • This mission — to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ to all, to transform mankind into new life in Christ, to train individuals to live consciously faithfilled lives as children of God — underpins and enlightens the total school enterprise.
  • St. Charles finds its definition as a Catholic school in its dedication to develop, nurture, and instill the Gospel of Christ in the minds and lives of its students.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1923
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students638 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St Charles Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Number of AP Courses6 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,190
% on Financial Aid
23%
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus
    Grades: PK-8 | 117 students
    5.9 miles
    3916 Indianola Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43214
    (614)267-4799
    5.9 PK-8
    117
  • Columbus
    Grades: PK-12 | 564 students
    0.5 miles
    65 S. Drexel. Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43209
    (614)252-0781
    0.5 PK-12
    564
  • Columbus
     St Joseph Montessori School
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    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 240 students
    2.9 miles
    933 Hamlet St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    (614)291-8601
    2.9 NS-8
    240
  • Columbus
    Grades: NS-12 | 544 students
    5.5 miles
    935 Northridge Road
    Columbus, OH 43224
    (614)263-2688
    5.5 NS-12
    544
  • Columbus
    Grades: NS-12 | 658 students
    7.6 miles
    3650 Reed Rd
    Columbus, OH 43220
    (614)457-7883
    7.6 NS-12
    658

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Best school for a kids education. I am at Ohio University now and have all As except one class. It is a hard four years at Saint Charles, but once the boy graduates and to become a man he will be prepared for any challenge he meets.
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