St. Monica School  
The Pride of South Philly

Mission Statement and Belief Statements

Mission Statement




Grounded in Gospel values and solid academics based on Core Curriculum Standards, the Saint Monica School community challenges students to become lifelong learners and to grow into successful leaders in our Church and global community.






Belief Statements



We believe that:

  • participation in sacraments, liturgy and daily prayer deepens a loving relationship with Jesus Christ, our Savior.

  • fostering a commitment to Catholic values promotes a generous spirit that brings about service to both local and world communities.

  • active support and participation of our students' parents and community as partners in education are vital to the success of our school mission.

  • we provide our students with a faith-centered education that emphasizes growing in, and practicing our Catholic faith.

  • all of our students are capable of reaching their highest potential through a curriculum that fosters critical thinking skills, risk taking, creativity and enthusiasm for learning.

  • the integration of current technology into student instruction is an essential part of education.

  • a variety of teaching strategies, methods and materials is necessary in promoting academic success for all students.

  • the faculty, staff and parents are committed to working toward continuous improvement of the quality of education for all students attending Saint Monica School.

  • our school provides a safe, secure and supportive learning environment.

  • instruction in healthy nutrition, good hygiene, the benefits of exercise and drug awareness is important to the well-being of every child.