Mission and Philosophy

St. Philomena School Mission Statement

Our mission is to teach, model, and promote Gospel values in all areas of a balanced curriculum so that the teachings of Christ become our focus and Christ Himself, our constant point of reference.


St. Philomena School Philosophy

The St. Philomena Parish Catholic School Community is committed to teaching, modeling and promoting the Catholic faith in addition to providing a challenging and contemporary academic curriculum infused with the Gospel message of Christ and the traditions of the Catholic Church.

  • We encourage the growth of each student in a nurturing environment, recognizing their diverse gifts and talents.
  • We challenge all students to take academic risks as they prepare to meet the needs of an ever-changing world.
  • We prepare or students to live their faith daily as reflective, contributing citizens in service to their church and to their communities.

Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy as to Students

St. Philomena School admits students of any race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin, age, and handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin, age or handicap in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Although we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, it remains our primary purpose to serve Catholic members of the parish. Under some circumstances, medically justifiable limitations may be place on the admission/retention of students with infectious diseases and/or life threatening illnesses. Likewise, limitations may be placed on the admission/retention of students with debilitating learning and/or behavioral conditions that impede the learning environment. Decisions regarding admission/retention of these students is decided on a case-by-case basis by the principal or his/her designee.