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St. Columba School exists to provide a Christ-centered environment wherein quality education helps each child grow in faith, knowledge and love.
St. Columba School recognizes the worth and dignity of each individual as a child of God.
Through daily examples of words and actions, we strive to guide all students to their fullest potential and to promote an atmosphere that encourages each child to grow spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 123 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Columba Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1962

Student Body

Total Students
123 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
St. Columba Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School uniform, polo shirt or PE uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Pre K tuition - 7250 Non catholic 9300
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lera Rickling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
After School Program clubs vary per semester
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Columba Catholic School cost?

St. Columba Catholic School's tuition is approximately $7,000 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Columba Catholic School?

The acceptance rate of St. Columba Catholic School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 81%.

What sports does St. Columba Catholic School offer?

St. Columba Catholic School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Soccer.

What is St. Columba Catholic School's ranking?

St. Columba Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Highest percentage of students of color and Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for St. Columba Catholic School?

The application deadline for St. Columba Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 123 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Prince George's County, MD is $10,407 for elementary schools and $13,098 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Prince George's County, MD is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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