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WELCOME TO YOUR COMMUNITY IN CHRIST!


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

BUILDING A COMMUNITY IN CHRIST FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School is enabling students to live their Catholic Faith and achieve academic success in a safe and effective environment.

CURRICULUM

 St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School children receive a traditional curriculum grounded in their Catholic faith. Material presented in math, social studies, science, language arts and foreign language classes is aligned with state standards and expanded upon to include an understanding of the Gospel messages of Jesus Christ. Development of higher level thinking skills and techniques for problem solving are also emphasized. Dedicated, licensed teachers differentiate instruction in the classroom based on learning styles and academic needs. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School has dual accreditation by the State of Indiana and Advanced Ed. Its standardized test scores continue to be higher than average state scores in all areas. In fall of 2016, St. Vincent’s earned an Indiana School rating of an “A” scoring 97/100 points. The quality of education is consistently monitored  through the School Improvement Plan with researched-based programs adopted to assure academic success for every student.

CATHOLIC IDENTITY

The true presence of Jesus Christ in all that happens at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School is what sets it apart. Parents, teachers, staff, students and parishioners compose a school community that lives its faith as a family.St. Vincent’s staff members reinforce the lessons, values and religious foundation laid in the home by creating opportunities for students to grow in their faith and apply values learned. Younger students benefit from the example set by older students in the school, especially through the Spirit Pals program and the weekly celebration of Mass in which each class is responsible for planning a liturgy. Prayer is the key component of the daily life at St. Vincent’s. Daily gospel readings and reflections, classroom prayer, prayer before athletic events and meals, family rosaries, Catholic Schools Week and retreats are just a few ways the tone is set for a spiritually enriching celebrations and environment. Students participate in All School Mass every week, special Advent and Lenten services, Eucharistic Adoration and other church events that include the entire community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

THE FUTURE OF OUR SCHOOL

The future of St. Vincent de Paul School is now. As we look into the future, we see the importance for classrooms that meet the needs of a quickly changing academic scene. St. Vincent’s will continue to provide an excellent and effective learning environment that will meet all the needs of an evolving global education system as well as encourage each student’s individual potential academically, socially and spiritually. The classrooms of the coming decade will look and feel different than the classrooms of the previous decades. They will attend to the needs of each individual child and allow them to learn in the best way possible. Technology integration is imperative allowing students to use technology to achieve goals in different ways than possible before. Classrooms will create collaborative environments, creative expression opportunities, inquiry based curriculum, and hands-on learning, preparing students for future careers and foster the development of new ideas. We are educating students that will have jobs one day that don’t even exist yet.