MISSION STATEMENT:

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Preparing students to “be God’s light in the world” since 1979, St. Patrick Catholic School guides students on their faith journey to God, providing each student with an excellent education, relevant for today’s world, to develop his/her potential in a safe, supportive atmosphere that has been nurtured through the years by the faith of the Central Baldwin Catholic community and the Presentation Sisters.

St. Patrick Catholic School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and meets all the requirements of the Archdiocesan Department of Catholic Education and the State of Alabama Department of Education for Private Schools.

Located in the Hub City of Baldwin County - Robertsdale, Alabama


CURRICULUM

Our school follows the curriculum guidelines promulgated by the Archdiocese of Mobile and the State of Alabama Courses of Study. Our curriculum teaches Catholic values and social justice principles, respect for human rights, and academics. Our textbooks are selected under the direction of the Archdiocesan Curriculum Coordinator, Archdiocesan committees, teachers, and principals.

Our religion program provides all of us with the opportunity to practice Catholic Christian Principles in our daily lives. Prayer permeates our day and special devotions are practiced during the liturgical year e.g. Rosary, Stations of the Cross, May Procession, preparation for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist. Beginning August 2011, the Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered to students in the 11th & 12th grades.

Honor Roll - Students in grades 6 – 8 may earn placement on the Honor Roll each quarter. This is to recognize special academic achievement on the part of students. There is an A Honor Roll and an A/B Honor Roll.  Students may not have any U in conduct or in any of the DWP Skills on the report card.


ORGANIZATION

Grades Pre-K - 8 are self-contained classrooms. Math, Science and Language Arts are departmentalized in grades 6 - 8. Art, band, computer, physical education, and volunteer programs enhance the curriculum.

  • School Principal
    • The Principal is the chief educational leader and facilitator, responsible for maintaining a Christian environment conducive to learning. The Principal is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school.
  • Pastor
    • The Pastor is the spiritual leader of the parish and the Christian educational community within the parish. The Pastor shares in the work of the Archbishop of the Archdiocese. As a delegate of the Archbishop, the Pastor is the administrative head of the parish and of the school.
  • Teachers
    • Teachers facilitate learning, model adult Christian behavior, and plan for engaging students in exploration, inquiry, and research to develop language and numerical literacy, critical thinking and problem solving skills, social and moral values. The Catholic school curriculum prepares students for responsible living, just stewardship, and respectful relationships with God, neighbor, and self.
  • Teacher Aides
    • The role of the teacher aide is to assist the classroom teacher. Any inquiry regarding a student’s academic performance is the classroom teacher’s area.


School Overview for 2013-2014
Total Students Enrolled: 206

    • Grade K3 - 9
    • Grade K4 - 22
    • Grade K5 - 17
    • Grade 1st - 23
    • Grade 2nd - 18
    • Grade 3rd - 24
    • Grade 4th - 20
    • Grade 5th - 16
    • Grade 6th - 19
    • Grade 7th - 21
    • Grade 8th - 17


Teacher/Student Ratio - 1:10
Teacher/Aide - 20
(K4 thru 2nd - 2 adults per classroom)




School Email: sps.robertsdale@gmail.com ♧ 251-947-7395 © St. Patrick Catholic School, Robertsdale AL