While academic excellence is incredibly important, we believe a complete education includes developing strong values and upstanding character. The entire campus community works together to foster compassion and confidence in each of our students. We focus on spirituality in and out of the Chapel, encouraging our students to examine and grow in their own beliefs as well as learn from their classmates. Whether in religion class or listening to friends describe a holiday they celebrate, all students are introduced to a wide variety of faith traditions, helping them to approach different beliefs with an open mind.
Through Compass, our character education program, students build cross-grade friendships, develop leadership skills, and understand the value of service learning. By collecting donations for animal welfare organizations or nonperishable items for local food banks, our students come to understand the value of serving those in need and the deep satisfaction that comes from helping others.
At Santa Catalina Lower and Middle School, our instructors and administrators guide students toward becoming who they were meant to be.