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Belief Statements

St. James Catholic Schools

  • Believe that Catholic education is a fundamental part of the Church’s mission to proclaim the gospel message.
  • Believe in fostering the religious, academic, cultural and social growth of our students, where faith and values are integrated with learning and life.
  • Believe that each student is a unique child of God and is capable of learning. 
  • Believe that teachers and staff are called to be models of faith centered in Christ’s love.
  • Believe that teachers should use a variety of teaching methods to help each student achieve their greatest potential. 
  • Believe that all teachers and staff are responsible for promoting learning and success in a Christ-centered environment.
  • Believe that mutual respect among and between students and staff creates an atmosphere that is wholesome and safe.
  • Believe that structure and discipline are essential for the academic and spiritual formation of our students