Cedar Valley Catholic Schools offers a unified system of Catholic education that nurtures lifelong faith formation and a love of learning. Nearly 1,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students attend Saint Edward Elementary School, Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School, Columbus Catholic High School. Throughout their educational journey, your children will find consistency in faith, values, and academic excellence.

Catholic Schools have been in the Cedar Valley since 1881 and have a long-standing tradition of excellence. You will find that each school has a distinctive culture, dynamic student profile, and sense of tradition and legacy.

We encourage you to start by visiting our school web sites to learn more. Additionally, we welcome you to contact us to schedule a tour and visit to one of our campuses. You can also download our brochure and other school information 

Typically, families apply to schools starting in the early spring prior to the fall term. Families wishing to be considered for financial aid should note the required steps and corresponding on Student Tuition Organization (STO) deadlines for the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Families are generally notified of their financial aid awards in the spring and must qualify for the assistance annually.


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Cedar Valley Catholic Schools                                                                                                                             
3231 West 9th Street

Waterloo, Iowa 50702

Phone: 319-232-1422

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