Academics & Learning

Academics

St. Patrick School has a long tradition of graduating students who are well prepared to succeed in high school and beyond. We expect our students to work to their full potential, and our teachers support their progress through differentiated learning practices. Our students consistently perform well above average in the classroom and on standardized tests. 

 

Practice of Our Faith

Our students’ education is founded in our Catholic tradition, and we weave the practice of our faith into each school day. Although students need not be St. Patrick parishioners or Catholic, all students receive religious education. We start each day with prayer, celebrate weekly all-school Masses, and participate in other worship services. Our students learn to live according to Christ’s teachings in the Gospels.

 

Service to Others

There are many opportunities for our students to learn the importance of “serving their neighbor.” They often bring in food items for our parish food pantry to feed our neighbors in need. Classroom projects involve finding ways to live out the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy. Students learn that serving others is simply a way of life.

 

What Makes St. Patrick Unique?

Inclusive Education

St. Patrick is proud to embrace inclusive education. FIRE Foundation has flourished and assists St. Patrick students to ensure inclusive education for all. The flame was ignited in our parish school, and it has been a blessing to us all.

 

School Families

“School Family” takes on a whole new meaning at St. Patrick. Kindergarteners through 8th graders are assigned a “family” with one student from each grade. Once a month, these families work on a service project together. They decorate pumpkins for seniors, rake leaves for our neighbors, and surprise homeowners nearby with May Day baskets. Older students learn to mentor and lead, and the younger students appreciate the time and instruction from the “big kids.” We think school families are part of what make St. Patrick such a special place.

 

Beyond the Classroom

Our school community realizes the importance of offering our students ways to learn, grow, and succeed through activities that challenge them, outside of the classroom. So we advocate for our students’ involvement in extracurricular programs including athletics, scouting, and “brain sports” like robotics and coding. These programs build confidence and character and allow students to explore interests which help them become more well-rounded individuals. Volunteer parents and grandparents support these programs, serving as teachers, mentors, and coaches.

 

St. Patrick Parish & School                   School Phone: 816-453-0971
1401 NE 42nd Terrace          
Kansas City, MO 64116                            Parish Office: 816-453-5510
info@stpatrickkc.com            
 

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