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Catholic Schools Center of Excellence

On A Mission

Catholic schools matter.

Our mission at the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence (CSCOE) is to enhance excellence and increase enrollment in our 79 preschool-8th grade Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in Minnesota.

We do this by sharing innovative ideas, sound business practices, proven strategies, and financial resources to help meet each schools’ individual goals.

We invite you to join us.

How We Do It

Our Impact

Believe and Read
Learn about the incredible results from this literacy program!

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The Latest

We invite you to learn more about CSCOE and our partner schools!

Below you will find the latest CSCOE Magazine and blog posts, news stories and upcoming events.

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Virtual CSCOE Bash 2020

Watch the CSCOE Bash on Facebook         Watch the CSCOE Bash on YouTube Donate Thank you for joining the virtual CSCOE Bash! What a fun evening, and what…

The Virtual Big Bang C-STEM Fair

Now in its third year, the Big Bang C-STEM Fair has been a BLAST!

Helping Catholic Schools Lead with Excellence

Distance learning, here we come! The CSCOE team is hard at work supporting schools as they support families, provide an excellent education for their students, fundraise virtually, and continue to…

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Worth the Investment

Catholic schools teach students to value service.

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The Catholic School Community

The community at a Catholic school or preschool cannot be found anywhere else.

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The Catholic School Principal

Catholic schools form the lives of young people in every dimension of their being, and our principals are key leaders in this. At the 2019 CSCOE Bash, we honored our principals with the Legacy of Greatness Award.

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Look how far we’ve come!

Check out what we’ve accomplished in four short years!

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See you at the movies!

We are so excited to host this video at AMC theaters around the Twin Cities! We love promoting our incredible Catholic schools, and this is another way we can spread the love.

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Called to Greatness

We believe every person is called to greatness. Our Catholic schools beautifully walk with each student on that journey.

Believe & Read

In its pilot year, every student was reading at or above grade level, after having started out with 50% of students at risk for reading difficulties. CSCOE is looking to expand this program to all of our 79 schools.

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