Catholic elementary schools are well-known for the high expectations they have for the academic achievements of every student. The more intimate knowledge of each student’s strengths and learning needs allow for a more individualized allocation of resources to help each student reach their full academic potential. But the edge these students develop is more than that. It is the development of the discipline and character that is the foundation for their future success. This ‘foundation’ of good study skills, a developed passion for learning, and the self confidence to believe in themselves helps each student succeed. Most will go on to a prestigious Catholic high school, and 99% of those students will go on to college.
Below are the stories of high-achieving Catholic school students: