Fast Facts

K -8 ENROLLMENT

  • Approximately 450 students in K-8
  • 51 % male, 49 % female
  • Students come from 9 different school districts
  • School Day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:45 p.m.
  • Aftercare is available until 6 p.m.
  • Bus transportation available for students living in most areas of the Worthington, Olentangy, Columbus and Dublin public school districts.
  • K-8: 2 of each and 3 kindergarten
  • Average class size: 25 in 1st – 8th Grade
  • Average kindergarten size: 18

Full Day Pre-Kindergarten is Available

 

FACULTY

  • Nearly 30 faculty members and over 30 staff members support our students
  • Average homeroom size: 25;
  • Current enrollment: @ 450 students K-8
  • 62% teachers hold advanced degrees
  • Average years of experience teach experience in our teachers: 11
  • Diversity of vocations on staff: lay teachers, single and married, lay consecrated, religious sisters and diocesan priests
  • Teachers’ Aides in every K-3 classroom with additional 4-8 support
  • Reading Specialist, Speech Pathologist, Academic Assistance Teacher, and Psychologist
  • Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist

ACADEMIC ACHEIVEMENTS AND OHIO TEST RESULTS 2016

  • Ranked top 15% nationally in Reading grades 3-8
  • Ranked top 15% nationally in Math grades 3-8
  • Overall students outperformed their peer group on the national and local diocesan average by 10-20%.
  • 40% of middle school students achieved 95% or higher on one of their Terra Nova tests (Math, Reading, Social Studies, Science)
  • 24% of middle school students scored 95% or higher on the math section, with an average score of 97.3%.
  • Graduating class typically receive over $75,000 in scholarships to local Catholic High Schools

ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • K- 8 Art, Physical Education, Spanish
  • Science Fair and Science COSI on Wheels
  • History Fair
  • K-4 Music
  • Electives for Latin Language, World Mythology, Band and Choir (5-8)
  • Additional Art for 5-8 in Art History and Techniques
  • 7th Grade Outdoor Camp at the Damascus/CYSC Campus

FAITH FORMATION

  • Daily School Prayer
  • Mass Weekly with Class and Monthly with All School
  • Education in Virtue-Disciple in Christ® faith formation and curriculum
  • K - 2 Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Atrium
  • Sacramental Preparation – 1st Penance, 1st Holy Communion, Confirmation
  • Family Days – multi-grade All School activities, catechesis and service learning
  • For Middle School: Sodality (Girls) and Virtus in Christo (Boys)
  • March for Life in Washington, D.C.

SPORTS, FINE ARTS and EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITES

  • Grades 4-8: Basketball, Football, Track, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Golf, Cross-Country, Cheerleading
  • Power of the Pen, Book Club, Speech Club
  • Student Council
  • Music, Band and Choir
  • Spanish Culture Class
  • Technology and Sound Crew