We care deeply about Catholic schools. They positively impact more than 20,000 students in our Archdiocese, as well as their school families, employees and local communities.
Over the last two decades, more than 20 schools closed their doors. Others teetered on the brink of closure. Many more were fast losing the funds to invest in their classrooms. The conversation was one of decline.
We wanted to help change that narrative to one of hope, possibility, growth and thinking big. In 2014, we conducted an in-depth school survey and personally visited every preschool-8th grade school to understand the challenges they faced and where they needed the most investment.But don’t take our word for it… here’s what our principals are saying!