Why is Catholic education better than public?
Catholic school students scored 7.53 percentile points lower in fifth grade math and 5.96 percentile points lower than public school students in eighth grade math. Catholic school students showed a very small advantage over public school students (.
Why is Catholic Education Week important?
The province-wide theme of this year’s Catholic Education Week is Igniting Hope, reminding us that our Catholic schools exist to spread joy and peace in believing; so that our students may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Is Catholic education worth the money?
A study from Michigan State University published in 2011 found that Catholic high school graduates make about 10 percent more than those who graduated from public schools even after taking into account that they tend to have higher IQs and parents that are richer and more educated.
Why are Catholic schools special?
The Catholic people of the community establish a Catholic school because they desire the education of their children to be nurtured in Catholic Christian values. Catholic schools are instruments of the Church, reaching out to young people of our communities with Christ’s teachings about life, death, and resurrection.
Why Catholic schools are the best?
Catholic schools focus on instilling character so students make the right choices, no matter what their friends or others might say. Catholic school students are less likely to have their marriages end in divorce; they vote more often; and for what it’s worth, they also earn more money throughout their lifetime.
What is Catholic Education Week about?
Catholic Education Week is an opportunity for staff, students and families to give thanks for the precious gift of publicly funded Catholic education , and to celebrate the significant contributions that Catholic education has made to our community and world.
Can you go to a Catholic school and not be Catholic?
Do I have to be Catholic to attend a Catholic school ? No . Catholic schools welcome students and families of many faiths. The curriculum does include religion courses teaching the Catholic faith and values, and students attend regular school masses.
What do Catholics believe?
The core Christian belief is that, through the death and resurrection of Jesus, sinful humans (which are all humans (Romans 3:23)) can be reconciled to God and thereby are offered salvation and the promise of eternal life in heaven. Catholics believe in the resurrection of Jesus.
What is the purpose of a Catholic school?
The purpose of catholic schools is beside quality education and upbringing to give alternative content of education and upbringing, new methods and forms.
Why are Catholic schools so expensive?
So Catholic schools are much more expensive than public schools (parents are paying rather than taxpayers) but less expensive than private schools (other Catholics and teachers are paying, not just parents). Most Catholic elementary and high schools are heavily subsidized by the parishes within their catchment.
Do Catholic schools teach religion?
Catholic schools welcome students and families of many faiths. School ministry is recognized as part of the overall evangelizing mission of the Catholic Church. The curriculum does include religion courses teaching the Catholic faith and values, and students attend regular school masses.
What a Catholic education means to me?
My Catholic education means carrying Christ in my heart wherever I go, doing what is right even when it’s hard to do and to never stop loving those around me . As I continue my journey through life, I’ll forever hold St. Bar-nabas in my heart while cherishing the memories and the people.