St Columbanus School

  • St. Columbanus School is a faith community in which students, Preschool to Grade 8, are encouraged to develop their intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social and physical gifts to their fullest potential.
  • Students are taught Christian prinicples to guide them in making moral decisions as they live out their Christian role of service in the global community.
  • We, the faculty and staff of St. Columbanus School, guide our students in their spiritual, intellectual, physical and social growth.
  • We provide an academically demanding curriculum in a nurturing Catholic environment that encourages and aids each student to develop his/her intellect to its full potential.
  • Our religious purpose is to educate the whole child based on the Gospel values and to foster growth in their faith journey to become more like Christ.
  • We understand that discipleship is ministry of care, encouragement and love.
  • We seek to express our faith to those outside our school community through word and action.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students222 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMrs. Kathleen Nertney

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band (Tuesday afternoons)
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  • Shrub Oak
    Grades: PK-8 | 319 students
    3.6 miles
    1375 E Main St
    Shrub Oak, NY 10588
    (914)528-3563
    3.6 PK-8
    319
  • Bedford
    Grades: PK-9 | 443 students
    14.5 miles
    439 Cantitoe St
    Bedford, NY 10506
    (914)244-1296
    14.5 PK-9
    443
  • Hartsdale
    Grades: K-12 | 793 students
    19.9 miles
    555 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
    (914)948-8333
    19.9 K-12
    793
  • Hawthorne
    Grades: PK-8 | 106 students
    15.6 miles
    180 Bradhurst Avenue
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914)769-0030
    15.6 PK-8
    106
  • Lawrence
    Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
    48.8 miles
    25 Frost Ln
    Lawrence, NY 11559
    (516)371-4747
    48.8 PK-8
    210

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