Why do parents choose a Catholic school for their children?

The Island Now

While everyone has their own reasons, a number of significant themes are identified when you speak to parents about why they selected a Catholic Elementary School for their children:

#1 – Catholic elementary school offers an education that combines Catholic faith and teachings with academic excellence.

#2 – We provide a safe and welcoming environment for all.

#3 – We partner with parents in the education and faith formation of their children.

#4 – We teach children respect of self and of others.

#5 – We instill in students the value of service to others.

#6 – We effectively use technology to enhance education.

#7 – We emphasize moral development and self-discipline.

#8 – We prepare students to be productive citizens and future leaders.

#9 – We provide a balanced curriculum that integrates faith, culture and life.

#10 – We cultivate a faculty and staff of people who are dedicated, caring and effective.

# 11 – We set high standards for student achievement – then helps each student succeed.

#12 – Virtually all of our students graduate to attend a prestigious Catholic high school and 99 percent of them go on to college.

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