Profile of a Graduate

St. Andrew Catholic School is proud of our graduates.  These are individuals rich in character, confidence, and capability.  The following is our Profile of a Graduate at Graduation:

The Profile of the Graduate at Graduation

The students of St. Andrew Catholic School, supported by their parents, teachers, and friends, learn to build upon the gifts unique to each individual. While each student is challenged to develop her/his talents and interests, the following characterize the St. Andrew graduate in Faith, Heart, and Mind:

Building in Faith- The hallmark of St. Andrew Catholic School is its commitment to the Catholic faith and strengthening that faith in our students and teachers.

Our graduates:

  • Possess knowledge and understanding of Catholic teachings and gospel values as well as their implications for action in service to others.
  • Understand the origin, mission, and structure of the Church.
  • Recognize and engage in Catholic forms of personal and communal prayer and worship to deepen their spiritual lives.
  • Understand and experience the sacraments as signs and sources of grace.
  • Exhibit a Catholic Christian attitude through compassion and respect toward self, others, and God’s creation.

Building in Hearts- St. Andrew Catholic School is dedicated to promoting social, moral, and physical growth.

Our graduates:

  • Experience and build community in the classrooms, the school, the Parish and in society.
  • Demonstrate cooperative, respectful, and supportive attitudes toward others through courtesy and outreach.
  • Understand the principles of Catholic social and moral teachings, including securing justice for others, respecting the rights of others, upholding human dignity, and accepting ownership of their actions.
  • Understand components of a healthy lifestyle.

Building in Minds- St. Andrew Catholic School is a Catholic school because it is committed to educational excellence infused with Catholic religious principles.

Our graduates:

  • Exhibit critical thinking skills and good study habits.
  • Communicate with and listen effectively to younger students, peers, and adults.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving both academically and personally.
  • Possess time management skills to create a balance of academics and extracurricular activities.
  • Utilize technology in the learning process.
  • Speak effectively in public and articulate well through written and spoken words.
  • Recognize and respect their own talents and those of others.
  • Realize learning is a lifelong formation process and key to academic and professional success.