Mission Statement/Philosophy

Mission Statement

St. George School holds that each child, as a child of God, has a unique potential that requires continuous development while recognizing his/her cultural diversity. Each student is encouraged to grow toward fulfillment as a total person, spiritually, socially, physically, academically, and emotionally. With this in mind, faculty and students strive to live and learn together in a Catholic community

Philosophy

Saint George School is a Catholic School in the Archdiocese of Chicago. The parents, administration, and faculty of Saint George School recognize the importance of Catholic Schools in the spiritual and academic development of children. Saint George School fosters quality education by providing opportunities, through the faith life of' the parish community, to know, serve and love God. The parents, administration, and faculty have created a Christian education community in which growth and learning take place. Parents are the primary educators of their children and teachers are their partners in this task.

Religious Education provides doctrinal instruction, liturgical experiences, involvement with the living Church, and development of moral values. Religion is the foundation of the school curriculum permeating the educational experience.

Each person is recognized as being unique. The task of teachers is directed toward finding the best possible learning design for each student.

The curriculum of Saint George School centers on the development of the students as individuals, thus aiding them in becoming a valuable member of society. The educational program encourages students to discover their own gifts and talents so as to share them with others. Saint George School encourages students to accept responsibility for themselves and their community.


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