Why a Catholic School?

Why Catholic Education?

Values, Faith, and Service   

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Prepare students to encounter Jesus Christ and bring Catholic teachings into their lives and the lives of those around them

Reinforce faith and values taught at home by continuing their practice every day in school and co-curricular activities

Strive to foster student’s lifelong commitment of Christ-centered service to others

 

Excellent Academics

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Teach knowledge and skills that enable students to function well as citizens in a changing technological and multicultural society

 

Use a whole-child approach fostering intellectual, spiritual, physical, and social development

 

Employ a curriculum based on national, state, and diocesan standards


 

Find that a majority of their students consistently score above average on standardized tests

 

A Nurturing & Safe Environment

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Teach respect and dignity of self and others.
• Administer discipline in Christ-like manner

Offer an education that is personal; teachers know their students as individuals, their various learning styles, their strengths and limitations, and what motivates them

Cultivate an environment in which children can discuss and live a value-based life

Invite and encourage families to be involved in the school

A Good Investment

96% of Catholic school graduates go on to further their education at some of the best colleges and universities in the country.


 

Catholic education is one of the most important investments a parent can make to ensure the success of a child’s life in this world and for eternity.

 

Students in Catholic schools experience a culture of service which carries over into their adult lives often benefiting local, national and even global communities.

 

Many parents choose Catholic schools for their children because of superior academics. The longer a student stays in Catholic schools, the greater is their achievement.

 

Catholic school students are encouraged to question, to accept challenges, to make choices and to assume leadership roles.

 

Catholic schools educate the whole child, emphasizing faith, academic achievement, self-discipline, and high moral standard.

 


• Catholic schools make a positive difference in the lives of their students. These schools are communities of hope, which reflect God’s love and love of neighbor.