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Catholic Schools are communities of faith, knowledge and service.
Values Based Learning
  • Our schools are Christ-centered with a goal to provide the best spiritual formation for each child’s body, mind, and soul and to educate each student intellectually, spiritually, and morally.

High Graduation Rates
  •  Over 98% of our students graduate from High School.
Excellent Test Scores
  • 93% of our Elementary students score above the national average in Language skills.
  • 85% of our Elementary students score above the national average in Reading.
  •  81% of our Elementary students score above the national average in Math.
Catholic Schools have high graduation rates.
Scholarships Earned
  • Over $26 Million in scholarship funds were awarded to the 2011 Graduates of Catholic High Schools in the Diocese of Harrisburg.
Technology
  • Students in almost all our schools have access to a world class wide area network that brings untold educational resources and opportunities to them in well equipped classrooms.
Accredited
  • Our schools are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and are members of the National Catholic Education Association. Catholic schools are unique faith-centered communities that integrate thinking and believing in ways that encourage intellectual growth and nurture faith and inspiration. They create a supportive and challenging climate which affirms the dignity of all persons within the school community.Please check out our schools.

 Find the schools near you then evaluate them in light of your student’s needs. Each school will be able to offer you a tour and also tell you about their admissions process and costs.

Mission Statement:

Proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ, the Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Harrisburg supports their Catholic Schools by promoting the spiritual, academic, social, and physical development of students in an environment that is distinctly marked by the values of our Catholic faith.

   We Believe:
1. Every Child is a gift from God
2. Parents are the primary educators of their children
3. Teachers are a partner with the family in the educational process
4. Every person must be treated with dignity, respect, and care
5. The school is rooted in the life of the parish    

As the Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Harrisburg, we envision education as a lifelong process that can actualize the full human and spiritual potential of all people, calling them to discover, internalize, proclaim, and live the Gospel message and to grow in faith.

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