Mission Statement

A Christ-centered community following Mary’s example, St. Mary Catholic School educates the whole child, excels academically and forms servant-minded leaders.

 

Philosophy Statement

According to the Vatican II document, The Declaration on Catholic Education, parents are the primary teachers of their children and must be recognized as mainly responsible for their children’s education. Catholic education is a partnership between the parents and the school. In the Catholic family, children need to be taught to know and worship God and to love their neighbor. The Catholic principles taught in the home are reinforced and expanded upon by the school. Catholic schools afford the best opportunity to realize the three-fold purpose of Catholic education – message, community, and service – among children and young people. St. Mary Catholic School believes that its purpose is to continue the tradition of Catholic education by spreading the Gospel message, worshipping together as a community, giving service to others and working together for social justice and global awareness.  We believe in educating the whole child spiritually, academically, emotionally, socially, and physically taking into account each child’s unique needs and abilities.  We believe in integrating faith into all aspects of the curriculum and instilling Christian values by our personal example. Adopted January 18, 2007