Kuemper Catholic High School

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Kuemper Catholic High School
Address
109 South Clark Street
Carroll, Iowa, (Carroll County), 51401
United States
Coordinates 42°3′34″N 94°51′59″W / 42.05944°N 94.86639°W / 42.05944; -94.86639Coordinates: 42°3′34″N 94°51′59″W / 42.05944°N 94.86639°W / 42.05944; -94.86639
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto We provide a Christ-centered environment where students grow spiritually, academically, and socially, becoming responsible citizens of the world.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1909
Founder Fr. Joseph Kuemper
Principal Penny Miller
Asst. Principal Tyler Edwards
Grades 912
Hours in school day 7
Color(s) Red and Gold         
Athletics conference Hawkeye Ten
Mascot Knight
Team name Knights
Rival Carroll Tigers
Newspaper 'The Charger'
Yearbook 'The Lance'
Dean of Students Tyler Edwards
Athletic Director Tim Fitzpatrick
Website

Kuemper Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Carroll, Iowa. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sioux City.


The roots of Kuemper Catholic School go all the way back to 1874 with the Mt. Carmel parish beginning a small pioneering Catholic school. By 1916, each of the 12 area parishes surrounding Carroll built their own Catholic grade school, and eventually Catholic high schools were also established in Breda, Mt. Carmel, Templeton and Vail.

Fr. Joseph Kuemper (1855-1923) left his mark and an important legacy on Carroll county’s 20th century history.

The city of Carroll is so heavily Catholic that the size of the two high schools is comparable?

The Knights won the 2013 Class 2A football championship 31-28 over Waukon High School.[1]

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