St. Christopher School: Where Catholic values, service, excellence, and community are shared with all by loving God, studying hard, and being kind to each other.
Welcome to our school! Saint Christopher School is a Catholic school in the city of Rocky River, Ohio. We currently have 325 students in grades K-8. We have a welcoming and caring faculty and staff, certified by the State of Ohio.
Students at our school receive an outstanding Catholic Education. Daily religion classes help them to learn about our Catholic Faith and grow spiritually. Also, students have many opportunities to put their faith into action and share it with others. Prayer is incorporated throughout the school day. In all grades, students help plan and participate in liturgies, prayer services, and class retreats. Students in grade two participate in sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. All students participate in a variety of service projects throughout the year.
St. Christopher School follows the Diocese of Cleveland’s Graded Course of Study, which is aligned to standards approved by the Ohio Department of Education. Our school offers Art, Music, Physical Education and Computer Class to all grades. Spanish is offered to students in grades 4-8. St. Christopher School has outstanding technology resources. We have 1 to 1 chromebook environment in grades 2-8 and students in grades 6-8 may take their chromebooks home to complete school assignments. Students in K-1 have sets of chromebooks for use in centers and share two class sets of iPads. To support students with special needs we offer speech services, intervention specialists, and have a school psychologist on staff. Students that qualify may also participate in math, science, and language arts enrichment programs.
At St. Christopher School we are building a foundation that lasts a lifetime. Rigorous academics and an emphasis on Catholic faith formation instill in our students skills and values that will help them to be successful in high school and beyond. We hope, if you are interested in having your child attend our school, that you will take the opportunity to find out more about all we can offer. Call the school office, at 440-331-3075, to schedule a tour of the school.
Purpose: The Saint Christopher School Commission functions as a consultative body to develop, promote, evaluate, and support policies directly effecting the educational program of the school.
Commitment: The commission consists of nine members; each must be a parent of a student presently enrolled in Saint Christopher School. No spouse or relative of any commission member may serve a concurrent term with said member. Members serve a term of two years and may not serve more than two consecutive terms. Terms of the Committee members expire as of May 31st. The Committee meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Monday of every other month during the school year.
Preparation: No special preparation is required except a strong commitment to the ideals and goals of Catholic education exemplified in Saint Christopher School and its teachers, administrators, and students. Committee members participate in subcommittees for special projects, fact finding, specific advisory and/or other tasks assigned by the Committee.
Applications can be found in the school office.
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From the Principal's Desk
The theme for the 2016-2017 school year is In God We Trust!
"Trust in the Lord completely, and don’t depend on your own understanding. With every step you take, think about what God wants, and the Lord will help you go the right way." Proverbs 3:5-6