Why Choose a Catholic Education?

 

Values, Faith and Service
Catholic Schools...    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
Catholic Schools...     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.

 

Innovative Technology
Catholic Schools...      Are equipped with computers, smart boards and other cutting edge hardware.

· Integrate the use of technology into the various subject areas.

Provide instruction in the ethical and safe use of the internet and other technology.

 

A Nurturing and Safe Environment
Catholic Schools...     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 standards.

· 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.