It's not easy to quantify the characteristics of a faith based education, but the 8 words below are but a few of the most influential values our students experience and learn in Catholic schools.
When your child attends a Catholic elementary school, they will be opened up to a different level of expectation. They are expected to strive to be the best they can be, academically, personally, and spiritually. Success is a benchmark for performance, not a goal. This is reflected in high test scores, graduation rates, and WNY school rankings.
Students, faculty and parents are bound together by their collective values that generate individual growth. This is how students of Catholic schools become empowered to be successful leaders throughout their education and into their professional lives.
Students are expected to treat each other with respect and caring. By growing up in a K-8 Catholic elementary school
, students see these values reflected by the teachers and staff. The older students also set an example for the younger ones through their behavior.
Their lives will be devoted to spirituality, learning about religion in class, and in the parish. They will learn the importance of caring about others, through community service, volunteering, and service within the church. Religion is only one part of a diverse STREAM curriculum, and even if your family is among the non-Catholic children who attend our Catholic schools, your child will learn thrive on the caring family structure that is evident in our Catholic schools.
To see the significance of what these core values instill on our students, simply ask someone who attended Catholic school. Talk to the parent of a current student,and ask them about what they think the decision of enrolling their in a Catholic school has done for their child.