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Vision: 

We are committed to being a unique educational institution that combines academic excellence with a sound character education program to help students become principled life-long learners and positive leaders who will make a difference in the world.

 Mission: 

SMS Beliefs and MissionSt. Michael’s School’s mission is to promote the highest educational standards possible—both in academics and in character—to prepare our students to succeed at any institution of higher learning and in any career.

We will help all of our students succeed by making them active participants in the learning process, encouraging higher-level thinking and reasoning, and ensuring that the school environment is conducive to learning. We are equally committed to providing our students with a strong foundation in moral and spiritual values and to instilling in our students the importance of conserving and preserving our planet.

 

Beliefs:

 

Student Performance

  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process
  • A successful student creates and uses a variety of thinking and reasoning strategies.

School Effectiveness

  • Students learn best when our staff maintains high expectations for learning.
  • Students learn best when the academic program is delivered using a variety of learning strategies.

School and community context

  • A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.

Character Education Beliefs

  • Students become well-rounded individuals when teachers, staff members, and parents are committed to working together to provide education in moral values and religion
  • Every student should develop ecological awareness to promote the conservation and preservation of the Earth.
  • SMS develops empathy and social responsibility through community service to strive for a better world.