St Bernard Academy

  • St. Bernard Academy believes that the best education is one in which all children are able to reach their fullest potential.
  • Our mission is to provide an excellent Catholic academic education built on a foundation of self-discipline, compassion and a sense of responsibility for social justice in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • We believe in providing a Catholic atmosphere, which cultivates a respect for the peoples, cultures and religions of the world and promotes spiritual growth of students of all faiths.
  • We believe in fulfilling the Sisters of Mercy mission of committed service to the sick, the poor and the uneducated, by challenging the entire community — families, teachers, students, and administrators — to teach, learn, and model the virtues of compassion, social justice and Christian outreach.
  • We believe in offering an excellent academic program that recognizes the varied abilities and personal strengths of each student in order to foster a positive self-concept, develop competence in the basic skills, promote creative critical thinking and challenge individual potential.
  • We believe in providing curriculum and instructional practices that incorporate multi-level learning activities and varied assessments to accommodate differences in learning styles.
  • We believe in ensuring a safe and nurturing environment of learning, which is conducive to the spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional, physical, cultural and social development of each child.
  • We believe in offering a program that provides a foundation for informed, responsible citizenship and a commitment to meet the challenges in the 21st century.
  • We believe in dedicating ourselves to the continuous improvement of our program in order to enable students to become confident, self-directed, self-disciplined and lifelong learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students336 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeSt Bernard Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

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