St. Benedict The Moor School

St. Benedict the Moor School is an African American Catholic School with a mission statement that defines the school.
Its purpose is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-esteem in our students.
St. Benedict the Moor School is an instrument of evangelization and those who teach and work here are primarily ministers of the Good News, espousing social justice, and Gospel values.
The primary goal of St. Benedict the Moor School is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-confidence and self-esteem.
A strong curriculum is provided which includes the doctrine and teachings of the Catholic faith.
Meeting the needs of the whole child is a priority in the total school program.
There is a specific importance placed on the special needs of each student.
The total school program provides our students with a strong knowledge base about the great influences and contributions of their culture and race on the history of the Unitied States.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students431 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Benedict The Moor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Benedict the Moor School is an African American Catholic School with a mission statement that defines the school. Its purpose is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-esteem in our students. St. Benedict the Moor School is an instrument of evangelization and those who teach and work here are primarily ministers of the Good News, espousing social justice, and Gospel values. The primary goal of St. Benedict the Moor School is to provide excellence in education and strong Christian character development in an atmosphere that promotes self-confidence and self-esteem. A strong curriculum is provided which includes the doctrine and teachings of the Catholic faith. Meeting the needs of the whole child is a priority in the total school program. There is a specific importance placed on the special needs of each student. The total school program provides our students with a strong knowledge base about the great influences and contributions of their culture and race on the history of the Unitied States.
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