Corpus Christi Catholic School


Corpus Christi Catholic Elementary School on Lincoln Street was born as St. Clare grade school and then Holy Trinity Grade School. An eight-room school, it helped meet the needs of Bloomington’s community as it continued to expand from its city-centered core.

A $3.1 million campaign was launched in 2000, adding 33,000 square feet which included a new chapel, kitchen, classrooms, offices and a gymnasium to the Lincoln Street building. The junior high, at 705 N. Roosevelt, was also upgraded, and included a 2,200 square foot addition.

The school’s kindergarten program was established in 1986 and its preschool program for three and four-year-olds began in 2005.

In recent years, a special education team of teachers, including a speech pathologist, have been hired to help meet some of the special needs of the students.

For over 150 years Corpus Christi Catholic School, founded in the living Catholic tradition, has served the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and social growth of each child. We are a community rich in faith and tradition. 



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