To provide a Catholic educational center, distinguished by its disciplined, values-based approach to the education and formation of young men and women into a Christian community of principled thinkers. Columbus develops the mind, body and spirit through a balance of quality curricular, extracurricular, and community service activities within a Christ-centered environment.
- A Catholic education at Columbus High School fosters the values of human dignity, responsibility, importance of family, informed citizenship and moral decision making.
- Columbus students are caring, concerned and involved persons who operate from a strong value foundation rooted in faith and nurtured by family. They are disciplined, enthusiastic, willing to serve and represent diverse cultures and economic backgrounds.
- At Columbus, instruction occurs in a disciplined environment of accountability, fairness, and sincerity. The lifelong skills of thinking and learning are achieved through a variety of teaching approaches, clear expectations, and practical applications. Columbus recognizes the individuality of the student and the necessity of parental support and involvement.
- The Columbus student acquires a knowledge of Catholic vision and values and a responsibility to self, family, community and society. The student's knowledge includes the skills of effective communication, decision making, problem-solving and conflict resolution to be used in career, leisure, service and faith.