Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958

Patriot Plaza

Celebrating Those Who Have Served

Christopher Columbus High School has an on-campus courtyard area - Patriot Plaza - which pays tribute to alumni who have served in our nation’s armed forces. The plaza, which features an extraordinary statue of an American Eagle holding the American Flag, was recently renovated in 2016 to include new marble tile background, lighting, patriotic works of art and a plaque with more than 400 names of alumni who have served in our country.
The plaza honors veterans, inspires patriotism and embraces freedom through the statue illustrating the service and sacrifice of Columbus’ military heroes. It is a place for current and future Explorers to honor and celebrate those before them. Patriot Plaza was made possible by the generosity of Vietnam War Veteran and alumnus Michael Carricarte, and his family.


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  • Photo of E. Carter Burrus

    Dr. E. Carter Burrus 

    Freshman Year Counselor (M-Z)
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2016 Renovation

2010 Event

2009 Inauguration

Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.