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Why A Catholic School?
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Why Choose a Catholic School? -Article from NCEA

REASONS TO CHOOSE A CATHOLIC SCHOOL:

  • Assist in the total faith formation of children;
     

  • Believe that all children can succeed;
     

  • Set high expectations with a challenging curriculum that is balanced with arts and music;
     

  • Hold a proven record of academic excellence with high graduation rates;
     

  • Promote self-discipline with moral values to serve others and help develop leadership;
     

  • Have caring and effective teachers in a safe and disciplined environment;
     

  • Teach respect of self and others;
     

  • Prepare students to be productive citizens and good stewards of resources.