Academics. Community. Character. These are the hallmarks of an education at St. Charles Preparatory School. For nearly a century, this school has welcomed young men for an exceptional high school experience, boasting a college-preparatory curriculum, modern facilities, robust athletics and extra-curriculars, and powerful student mentoring programs.
The Class of 2025 Spring Orientation will be held on Sunday, April 18th at 4:00 pm in the Robert C. Walter Student Commons. The afternoon will provide students and their families an opportunity to meet new classmates, hear important tips from current students and parents, and take steps to be prepared for their start at St. Charles in the fall.
Click HERE to view the event's flyer.
Online registration for the event is currently open at: http://bit.ly/SC2025orientation
Please contact Admissions Director Sam Binnig ’10 at [email protected] or (380) 209-2228 with any questions about the event.
We will celebrate the annual Father/Son Mass & Luncheon on Saturday, April 24, 2021. This event is open to current students and their fathers, incoming 9th graders and their fathers, prospective 5th-8th grade boys and their fathers, graduates and their fathers and alumni fathers with their sons. We will wear masks, socially distance and follow all safety measures as directed by the state, city and diocese.
The day’s activities will start with a Main Campus tour from 9-10:15 a.m.; Mass is being celebrated by Fr. Mike Hartge ’03 at 10:30 a.m. in the Robert C. Walter Student Commons followed directly by our day’s special guest speaker, Chuck Strickler. Mr. Strickler is a father of two St. Charles graduates (Krito’17 and Niko ’15) who worked as a news reporter and station anchor at WBNS-10TV for twenty years. He is a member of the school’s Advisory Board and has served as the Master of Ceremonies at numerous St. Charles fundraisers, including the Silent Auction and “An Evening with…” Afterwards, everyone is then invited over to the Robotics and Mentoring Center for a boxed lunch provided by Bosc + Brie. Tours of that facility, as well as the athletic and training facilities of West Campus, will also be provided.
There will be a number of other activities going on around campus for attendees to watch including several athletic team games and demonstrations by the school’s Robotics Team.
Registrations (no later than Wednesday, April 21st please!) are required and attendance is limited to the first 325 people who sign up. Click HERE to visit our SignUp Genius registration site.
Please contact the school’s Alumni and Communications Director, Louis J. Fabro ’83 at [email protected], with any questions. We hope you can join us for this special tradition!
What is the process for applying to St. Charles?
We require that parents fill out an online application form by clicking HERE and providing a $200 registration fee. This fee is credited to the student’s tuition. It is refundable only to students who are not accepted by the Admissions Committee.
We also require that you provide the school these items:
The school will then contact you to complete the admissions process by scheduling a personal interview conducted by a member of the Admissions Committee with the parents and applicant.
We also encourage interested young men and their families to learn more about St. Charles in person.
Sign up online for a private, 45-minute family visit and tour of our school campus. These tours were conducted in October and November. These will be conducted three times a week, starting again on January 12th and running through February. Due to safety protocols, we are only able to host one family per session. To learn more or to reserve a date/time for your visit, please click on "Family Visits" tab above.
You can also visit this Prospective Student page regularly as we announce various activities held just for future Cardinals.
--Families wishing to learn more about the school's generous financial aid program, click HERE.
Should you have questions about these activities or anything related to the admissions process, please contact Sam Binnig '10, Director of Admissions, at [email protected].
St. Charles Preparatory School
2010 E Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43209
Phone: (614) 252-6714
St. Charles Preparatory School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.