About St. Agatha Catholic School

Mission Statement:

Our mission at St. Agatha Catholic School is to help educate and mold, responsible Catholic citizens for a diverse and dynamic society.  The school assists, not only the parents, but also the Church, in providing their children with opportunities to deepen and strengthen academic achievement in accordance with the Christian principles of wisdom, justice, brotherhood, and morality.

As educators, we consider that our mission is to prepare our students to proclaim the Gospel and to translate it into action.  Thus, we incorporate our aims into our philosophy: helping our students to achieve self-fulfillment through loving service to society and attaining their own spiritual fulfillment.  Our education seeks to develop a student's potential, thus helping them accomplish all that is possible for them: becoming fully integrated, happy, loving, and warm human beings.

St. Agatha School believes:

  1. In establishing daily Christian values of discipline, love, and respect that are essential in a successful society.
  2. Catholic traditions directly foster the student’s moral development, allowing the students to integrate faith and values.
  3. That parents are the primary educators who collaborate with the administration, faculty, and parish community as part of an interconnecting puzzle that molds and educates each student.
  4. Fundamental academic skills serve as a foundation for student success.
  5. As critical thinkers, the students synthesize and apply knowledge to real-life situations.
  6. A safe and accepting atmosphere is necessary for the development of each student’s unique gifts and capabilities.
  7. A positive self-image and healthy self-esteem promote individual growth and development while facilitating positive relationships within our community and moreover in society.
  8. In creating an environment in which all children, including children with learning variances, participate fully in a community of faith and learning.
  9. In the effective and ethical use of technology and scientific knowledge.
  10. Multi-cultural education fosters a greater understanding and tolerance of differences in people, religions, and cultures.