Warm greetings from the School of St. Philip! We are a Catholic school that serves students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. I encourage you to explore our website further to learn more about the joyful, Christ-centered, nurturing, and challenging atmosphere we provide for our students. You are also encouraged to call to set up a visit so you can see first-hand all that the School of St. Philip has to offer. Enroll for the 2020-2021 academic year today!
The SoSP develops the mind of our students through
· Challenging academics
· Engaging activities
· Unique experiences
· Enrichment through STEM, Spanish, and Reading Counts programs
The SoSP helps children thrive physically through
· Dynamic PE classes - often outside
· A safe, bully-free space
· A focus on whole-body wellness
· Use of calming sensory tools
· Hands-on learning in all areas
Life at the SoSP is
· Centered on faith and values
· Modeled after Jesus’ life teachings
· Infused with prayer -- Beginning with all-school prayer each morning
· Supported by models of faith in our school and local community
"We love the School of St. Philip. All four of our children attended this school and received a wonderful education. They were also able to learn lifelong lessons about faith, kindness and generosity." ~Caron Family
The School of St. Philip is a Catholic community dedicated to educating the whole child to greatness of mind, body, and spirit.
The School of St. Philip is a Catholic community that makes faith and high academic standards the priority. Our goal is to challenge the mind and inspire the soul of everyone who enters our building--students, staff, families, and visitors. Our mission is based on the following beliefs:
We believe that each child is a unique gift from God with varied abilities and we strive to meet them at their level to reach their full potential.
We believe that parents are the primary educators of their children and we value the family-school partnership.
We believe in educating the whole child -- academically, spiritually, morally, physically, and emotionally.
We believe each child will grow in their relationship with our Savior Jesus Christ and a knowledge of the Catholic faith through participation in prayer, liturgy, and instruction.
We believe that values such as honesty, responsibility, compassion, and empathy should be modeled and infused in daily instruction.
We believe in promoting self-esteem in a nurturing environment where all feel welcome and secure.
We believe in the value of good study habits, time management, and lifelong learning.
We believe that children at an early age should be encouraged to be engaged in social justice and service to school, home, community, and world.
To encourage each child to foster a relationship with God and a knowledge of the Catholic faith through prayer, liturgy, and instruction.
To lead children to make choices and judgments in the light of the Gospel values taught by Jesus Christ.
To model and teach the value of good study habits and life-long learning.
To teach the basic skills and content as developed in the curriculum.
To open as many avenues of exploration as possible to allow each child to express his/her ideas.
To promote self-esteem in a loving environment where each child feels secure.
To teach and exemplify that a Christian shows courtesy and respect to others.
To promote awareness of social justice and global issues.
To develop strong spiritual and moral values in each individual.
To promote a healthy life-style through awareness of the value of good physical fitness.
To extend cooperation through interaction among parents, teachers, students, and administrators in the education of each child.