Why do I want to attend a Catholic high school?

Parents choose Catholic schools for their children because of high academic standards; values-added education and a safe school environment. Catholic Schools stress the value of self-discipline and commitment. Catholic Schools encourage each student to accept the challenges of being a better person in tomorrow’s world.

Why do we need Catholic schools?

The Catholic people of the community establish a Catholic school because they desire the education of their children to be nurtured in Catholic Christian values. Catholic schools are instruments of the Church, reaching out to young people of our communities with Christ’s teachings about life, death, and resurrection.

What is the role of a Catholic teacher?

A teacher in a Catholic school has a significant role in the mission and life of the Church. In partnership with parents, pastors and the faith community, a teacher is expected to contribute to the evangelisation and formation of children in the Catholic faith.

What makes a good Catholic teacher?

AN EXCELLENT CATHOLIC TEACHER PERMEATES FAITH AND WISDOM THROUGH PEDAGOGY AND CURRICULAR CONTENT. An excellent Catholic teacher recognizes there is a religious dimension to learning. Catholic faith and its values provide the essential principles for students to engage in critical evaluation of contemporary culture.

What are the Gospel values in Catholic schools?

Courage, creativity, thankfulness, responsibility, compassion, peace, service, justice, trust, hope, love, forgiveness, friendship, humility, generosity and reverence and respect.

Which schools are better Catholic or public?

There is no difference between Catholic schools and public schools in 21 results, and public schools did better in 19 results. Catholic schools did not achieve better results than public schools in any test for any category of student.

Is Catholic high school better than public?

Do Catholic School Students Have a Better Chance of Getting Into College? Private schools overall have high graduation rates — about 95 percent on average — and the rate at Catholic schools is even higher: about 97 percent. (By contrast, the public school high school graduation rate is about 84 percent.)

Do private schools do better than public?

No, private schools aren’t better at educating kids than public schools. Despite evidence showing otherwise, it remains conventional wisdom in many parts of the education world that private schools do a better job of educating students, with superior standardized test scores and outcomes.

Is it better to homeschool or public school?

While there are many benefits of private school versus homeschool, every situation is different. A public school could very well be the best choice for your child while homeschool is a better option for another child. Attending public school comes with its own challenges, but homeschool is not always the better option.