- In partnership with home, parish, and community, students are taught Christian attitudes and values in order to develop a moral, ethical, and spiritual foundation for making appropriate choices.
- Students need an orderly, purposeful, caring atmosphere which is free from the threat of physical harm and conducive to teaching and learning.
- All students can learn, and each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
- Clear goals, and high expectations for student achievement guide the development of the curriculum and the design of instructional strategies and learning activities.
- Students need academic and technological skills necessary for contemporary society, but should also develop inquiring minds and critical thinking skills to adapt to change.
- Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities and assessment techniques to accomodate differences in learning styles.