Mission Statement

tn_missonstatementST. ANDREW THE APOSTLE IS A ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL

DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A COMPREHENSIVE AND

CHALLENGING CATHOLIC EDUCATION

THAT FOSTERS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE

TOTAL CHILD SPIRITUALLY, INTELLECTUALLY, PHYSICALLY,

AND SOCIALLY.

School Beliefs

• Fostering the spiritual, academic, social, and physical development of students is the primary mission of the school. tn_academicsearly childhood3 (13)

• Catholicism permeates all subject areas, providing students with many opportunities to be educated in their faith.

• Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.

• All students can learn.

• Each student is a valued individual with unique spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs.

• A student’s self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among students and staff.

• Students need to demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills through problem solving and producing quality work.

• Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.