716 Myrth Ave, Essex, MD, 21221-0212
Grades: K - 9 | 180 students
St. Clare School is an extension of the Catholic Church whose purpose is to teach and exemplify Catholic morals and values. An emphasis is placed on developing self-worth, personal responsibility, self-discipline and respect for life. Students are empowered to live the Gospel message thus developing an understanding of membership in the community of family, church and society. St. Clare School’s academic purpose is to educate the whole child with a multi-cultural approach of both functional and active learning. Our faculty builds a solid foundation for students to succeed in higher education utilizing both content and process orientations. By implementing specific goals, students are challenged to use their knowledge as power in their lives. St. Clare School strives to educate each individual in our faith and other areas of learning as a preparation for active membership in Church and society; provide opportunities for witness and service; guide students in a deep respect and appreciation of God, self, and neighbor; and to provide an opportunity for creative and critical thinking, in an environment integrating the child’s eagerness to learn with the necessity to acquire basic skills upon which to build future learning.