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School News 2016-2017

Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools See Enrollment Gains Two Years In a Row

cns origins ad revolution 208x390 2 cropThe Archdiocese of Omaha is making national news for its efforts and success in growing its number of students in the last two years. The Catholic News Service reports "Not just once, but now two years in a row, enrollment in Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of Omaha has grown by hundreds of students. This year's 19,838 preschool through high school students in the archdiocese's 70 schools compares with last year's 19,560 students, a net gain of 278, or 1.4 percent. In 2015-2016, enrollment grew by 366 students, or 1.94 percent, said Patrick Slattery, superintendent of schools. Last year's gain was the first in 17 years. "It's a beautiful synergy of many strategies," Slattery said of likely reasons for the gains." For the rest of the article from the Catholic News Service click here.

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St. Mary's Catholic School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade School of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Our mission is to provide a Catholic education that nurtures students' hearts and minds to become servant leaders in an ever-changing world.

Our philosophy of education is to offer a five-day program to assist families in teaching those truths, skills, and ideals, which are necessary for Christian living. We believe that education must develop the faculties and abilities of the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally. To help achieve this, our faculty and staff are an integral part of the formation of Christian community and dedicate themselves to the task of developing Christian citizens.



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