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Our Mission

We are a R.E.A.L. Catholic community that nurtures the whole child through academic excellence, 21st Century innovation and active Catholic stewardship.

Faculty Vision Statement and School Philosophy

  • We know parents are the first and most important teachers and we are the facilitators of their child’s learning.
  • We model and teach with parents that our Catholic faith is a way of life.
  • We support the Pope John Catholic School Community in its efforts to provide a safe environment.
  • We recognize that every student has gifts and talents to be shared through a Christian Life of faith and service.
  • We use teaching strategies that foster creativity, divergent thinking and problem solving skills.
  • We ensure every student the opportunity to practice a spirit of understanding, peace, justice and compassion.
  • We prepare students to be life-long learners and encourage them to develop to their fullest potential.
  • We commit ourselves to grow professionally as a staff and as individuals to serve the needs of our students.

School-Wide Learning Expectations - R.E.A.L.

Responsible Christian Leader who:responsible christian leader blue

  • attends Mass regularly
  • shows respect for God, others, and all creation
  • demonstrates basic knowledge of the foundations of faith, church teachings, and traditions
  • demonstrates a spirit of service in his/her daily life in family, school, church, and community

Effective Communicator who:effective communicator red

  • listens actively
  • speaks clearly
  • writes concisely and correctly
  • establishes and accomplishes goals cooperatively and resolves confl icts peacefully

An Independent Thinker who:independent thinker green

  • uses research skills effectively
  • uses technology effectively
  • follows written and oral directions
  • works cooperatively
  • promotes his/her own physical and emotional health

Life-Long Learner who:life long learner yellow

  • demonstrates curiosity and enthusiasm for learning
  • plans, sets, and works toward goals effectively
  • assesses personal strengths and areas for improvement
  • displays his/her own God-given gifts and talents