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Why small Catholic schools succeed

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Published by Department of Elementary Schools, National Catholic Educational Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic schools -- United States.,
    • Catholic elementary schools -- United States.,
    • Small schools -- United States.,
    • Combination of grades -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-64).

      StatementRobert J. Kealey, editor.
      ContributionsKealey, Robert J., National Catholic Educational Association. Dept. of Elementary Schools.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC501 .W56 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 64 p. ;
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6803709M
      ISBN 101558332146
      LC Control Number00266000
      OCLC/WorldCa39979692

      Ninety-nine percent of Catholic secondary school students graduate, and 97% go on to post-secondary education. During this past Catholic Schools Week, Bishop Paul Zipfel spoke of the value of a Catholic education during a Mass at our high school. He explained that it is about so much more than just academic records. Catholic schools in the United States constitute the largest number of non-public schools in the country. They are accredited by independent and/or state agencies, and teachers are generally certified. Catholic schools are supported primarily through tuition payments and fundraising, and typically enroll students regardless of religious background.

      The mission of a Catholic school is to provide a faith-filled education built upon Catholic virtues and the life of Jesus Christ. This is the foundation of a meaningful life. Catholic schools point the way to personal success rooted in moral character. A SAFE, CARING COMMUNITY. People choose Catholic schools as an extension of their families. Catholic schools in those days were often supported by public funds. St. Peter’s in New York City applied for and received state aid in , as did St. Patrick’s in Catholic schools continued to receive public monies in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Connecticut, and New Jersey almost to the end of the 19th century.

      Scholastic Success With Grammar: Grade 2 — This workbook’s fun practice in sentence types, contractions, verb tenses, punctuation, and much more will reinforce the grammar lessons your child is learning at school. Each practice page emphasizes grade-specific skills outlined in common standardized tests for second graders.   The Nation’s Report Card 1 administered by the U.S. Department of Education reveals stagnant and even slightly declining test scores among Catholic schools since , when many embraced the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).. Public schools also are showing no marked improvement, which is not what many had claimed would result from “internationally benchmarked” .


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Why small Catholic schools succeed Download PDF EPUB FB2

The seven authors who contributed to this book discuss why small catholic schools are successful, advantages of a small school, teaching in a multiage classroom, Format: Mass Market Paperback. This book grew out of presentations at the National Catholic Educational Association convention.

"Twelve Reasons Why Small Catholic Schools Are Successful" (Donald F. Novotney) and "Advantages of a Small Catholic School" (Wayne A. Pelzel) focus on the advantages and climate of small schools. "Staffing and Scheduling in a Small Catholic School" (Wayne A. Pelzel) emphasizes Cited by: 2. COVID Resources.

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Among the reasons for the success of Catholic schools, the book suggests the following: expectations of student success, individual attention, and a supportive environment and community that is created by students, staff, and by: First of all, Catholic schools are not in competition with public schools.

Successful Catholic schools are interested in the academic excellence of public schools and are, in any way their mission allows, willing to collaborate with public schools for their success.

Second, faith is not a value. Values are subjective. Faith is a virtue – one. Why Catholic Schools Should Scrap Scholastic Book Fairs. Jean Schoonover-Egolf.

This fall, parents may notice something missing from the piles of paper their children bring home from school each day. Book fair flyers from the Scholastic company, the world’s largest publisher and distributer of children’s books as well as the leading operator of school-based book clubs and fairs in.

Author's Note: For Catholic Schools Week, I've been asked to speak to my parish congregation about why, as parents, we chose to send our kids to Catholic school.

While my testimony spoke about our. Small class sizes contribute to students from a Catholic school having higher testing scores.

Also, teachers take the time to make sure their students are succeeding in their studies. Students also have a religion class and the advantage of going to Mass weekly, allowing them to explore their faith even more than they could in a public school.

The academic advantage students accrue in Catholic elementary schools is well documented, but it is high school that really starts to change their lives. In today’s world, a high school diploma is almost mandatory if an individual is going to survive, much less thrive. The research on Catholic schools finds that they succeed academically because the members of the school community — pastors, principals, teachers, parents, students — trust each other and hold.

It sends a message to students that education is important when parents take time to help out at the school whether it’s in the classroom or school events.

Small size. Since Catholic schools are often smaller than their public counterparts, there is often a better student-to-teacher ratio. What better way to see why Catholic school is an excellent choice for your child than by hearing from actual parents of Catholic school students and former students, themselves.

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Franklin, in "First Came School: Catholic Evangelization Among African Americans in the United States, to the Present," presents evidence that Catholic schools served to recruit converts to Catholicism among African Americans because of the social and academic place Catholic churches hold in the community.

Yes, my Catholic school was strict, but just like any other school, private or public, we had to follow normal rules. This kind of strictness pushed onto us, however, was enough for us to learn and mature in my the topic of uniforms, yes we did have them, which I absolutely loved by the way, but contrary to popular belief Author: Lindsay Saracco.

The poorer and more at-risk a student is, the greater the relative achievement gains in Catholic schools (York, ). Graduates of Catholic high schools are more likely to vote than public school graduates (Dee, ). Graduates of Catholic schools are likely to earn higher wages than public school graduates (Hoxby, ; Neal, ).

WHY THE DECLINE OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS MATTERS by Carol Ann MacGregor, Loyola University New Orleans In his book The Street Stops Here, journalist Patrick McCloskey documented the successes of at-risk black young men at Rice High School in Harlem.

But as my daughter embarks on her K journey, my wife and I are leaning toward this small, student private school for one really simple reason: The kids take pride in their personal Author: Michael Godsey. Have Questions. Want to learn more about Catholic Schools Week.

Please let us know how we can help you. We can be reached at () or via email. We were reminded last week of a different success story in the all-important effort to educate—really educate—all of New York’s children: Catholic schools.

For many parents, sending their children to public school is not a realistic option. Whether due to religious sentiments or social concerns, some parents do not think mainstream education is an.My concerns over our Catholic schools are increasing as we are seeing a perfect storm developing which could cost our schools dearly in terms of treasure and reputation.

I have written previously here at Catholic Stand about the general failure of our Catholic schools to be saint-producing factories, instead churning out lukewarm young Catholics for Save Our Catholic Schools!

Send This.Catholic schools also have more success preparing students for college. Two years after high school, 34% of those who attended a public school expect to earn a degree, compared to 59% of those who attended a Catholic school. Catholic schools also have more success preparing students for college.