Catholic schools integrate faith, life and culture and place an emphasis not just on what students learn but on the kind of persons they are and become. Catholic school education is particularly effective because it is not limited to the knowledge needed to succeed in life but rather seeks to shape an ethical perspective toward personal responsibility and community involvement.
As a result, Catholic school graduates are more likely to volunteer for community services and to be active participants in their own parishes later in life. In fact, it is this behavior later in life of those who attend Catholic schools that is the greatest measure of Catholic schools’ success.
Profile of a Graduate – Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin
- Open to growth
- Intellectually competent
- Mature in his/her Faith
- A loving person
- Committed to social justice