Columbia High School is a four-year comprehensive regional public high school in Maplewood, New Jersey, which serves students in ninth through twelfth grades, as the lone secondary school of the South Orange-Maplewood School District, which includes Maplewood and South Orange, neighboring communities in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1928.The De Soto County School District is also committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. If you would like additional assistance or have accessibility concerns, please contact the webmaster at (662) 449.7183.This website endeavors to comply with best practices and standards defined by Section 508 of the U. We are always striving to improve the accessibility standards of our website.In 1917 the school moved to its current location on Venice Boulevard after the copper magnate and Irish philanthropist Thomas P. The college was renamed Loyola College the following year, in honor of St.
At that time, the Jesuits purchased additional property to house the college and separate facilities were acquired for Loyola Law School just west of downtown Los Angeles.Since the days of the Revolution, a one-room stone schoolhouse had stood on a grassy area known as the Common, located close to the present intersection of South Orange Avenue and Academy Street in Maplewood.In 1814, this building blocked the construction of a new toll highway from Newark to Morristown.All were subject to the same rules, among them the following adopted by the Trustees on May 2, 1827: "Every scholar must be made to name every silent letter in his spelling when he spells a word with one in and mention every figure which is placed over a letter and be taught to know their uses and for every mistake or omission in such letter or figure shall be considered the same as spelling a word wrong and subject to the same usage."Every scholar that spells a word wrong or omits a silent letter or figure shall step in the rear of the class and there stand until the class shall have spelled through, then those that have spelled right are to move up in a solid body and those who are in the rear to move down and take their places at the foot." For decades, the school was supported by tuition payments.
Loyola High School of Los Angeles is a Jesuit preparatory school for young men.