Wahlert Catholic High School

Wahlert High School is rooted in Catholic-Christian tradition and experience, the Wahlert community facilitates student development, integrating their spiritual, intellectual, social, physical, emotional and artistic dimensions through a challenging, stimulating and creative educational environment.
We believe all students can achieve success. By empowering students in their pursuit of excellence, we prepare them for lifelong learning.
Holy Family Catholic Schools, preK through high school, are committed to providing academic rigor through a comprehensive curriculum.
Our elementary curriculum guide was developed to provide a brief overview of the curriculum for grades preK-5.
The elementary curriculum reflects Holy Family Catholic School's high expectations for each student, and incorporates the Archdiocese of Dubuque's grade level expectations.
Curriculum development is a crucial component of the educational process as we prepare students to think critically and creatively.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students521 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Wahlert Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Wahlert Catholic High School is Anna B Lawther Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Anthony (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dubuque
    St. Anthony
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 136 students
    0.8 miles
    2160 Saint Ambrose St
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 556-2820
    0.8 PK-5
    136
  • Dubuque
    Anna B Lawther Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 65 students
    1 miles
    2005 Asbury Rd
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 582-4015
    1 4-12
    65
  • Dubuque
    Grades: PK-5 | 166 students
    1 miles
    2981 Central Ave
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 556-1511
    1 PK-5
    166
  • Dubuque
    Our Lady Of Guadalupe
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 219 students
    1 miles
    2160 Rosedale Ave
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 582-1246
    1 PK-5
    219
  • Dubuque
    St. Anthony School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 180 students
    1 miles
    2175 Rosedale Ave
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 556-2820
    1 PK-5
    180

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