Catholic school

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a parochial school maintained by the Catholic Church

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"We set the academic bar very high here at Holy Cross School," said Mike Puttin, Holy Cross Catholic School principal.
Pastors who attended Catholic schools for three or more years reported higher agreement regarding Catholic school value and quality than did pastors who did not attend Catholic schools.
The open date and status above indicate when St Edmund's Catholic School opened or when it changed to its most recent incarnation, with a number of schools converting to academies in recent years.
It is unknown exactly how many non-Catholic students attend Catholic schools, but some estimates say up to one-third of the students in some Catholic school divisions are not Catholic.
The pastor must also understand the complexity of leadership roles and domains within the Catholic school (Weiss, 2007).
"At Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School, we follow the example of Christ and want to offer all God's children the opportunity to achieve their full potential," explained Principal Marianne Tully.
Barnabas Catholic School said it will utilize the grant money to update computer hardware and software throughout the school and help provide 1:1 technological capabilities for students in the upper grades.
"The strength of a Catholic school," Mullaney says, "is how school can help parents look beyond the basic talents a child may have, to the larger question of how a child is called to use those talents and abilities.
Elder added that other studies have shown that Catholic school students do better academically than public school students, but those surveys failed to take into account that students at Catholic schools usually have a head start from kindergarten over their peers in public schools thanks to their socio-economic status.
The Catholic Partnership Schools include St Robert of Newminster Catholic School and Sixth Form College, Washington, St Leonard's Catholic School, Durham, St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School Peterlee, St Aidan's Catholic School and Sixth Form Centre, Sunderland and St Bede's Catholic School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester.
The Association for Catholic Leadership Programs (ACLP) is a group of 30 institutions which offer degree and licensure programs for those preparing for service as Catholic school principals.
Catholic school tuition rates skyrocket, aging buildings require major repair, and parish subsidies shrink (from 63 percent in 1969 to 28 percent in 1994).
Mary's College, Catholic Schools Then and Now is a straightforward discussion and description of Catholic schools in the twenty-first century, intended especially for parents of all faiths who may be considering a Catholic school education for their children.
Bishop Joseph Devine, president of the Catholic Education Commission, said: "Clearly the Catholic community still has a massive amount of confidence in the Catholic school system.
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