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Our Mission

At St. Bernard Academy, our mission is to provide an excellent Catholic academic education built on a foundation of self-discipline, compassion, and a sense of responsibility for social justice in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy.

We believe living out this mission nurtures our students spiritually, personally, and academically, motivating them to strive for achievement in our eight core characteristics: mercy, respect, integrity, responsibility, honesty, citizenship, empathy, and service.

How We Live it Out

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WE PROVIDE

a rigorous curriculum which prepares students to solve problems and think critically

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WE TEACH

the tenets of the Catholic faith and promote the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy

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WE MAINTAIN

a low student/teacher ratio

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WE RECRUIT AND RETAIN

motivated, talented, caring faculty

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WE PROMOTE

a variety of extracurricular and athletic activities to complement classroom learning

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WE ENSURE

a financially secure school and a well-maintained facility with adequate resources for all

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WE ARE ACCESSIBLE

to students from all walks of life, and embrace children from diverse religious, economic, and ethnic backgrounds

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I was very fortunate at SBA to be surrounded by friends and teachers who acted as role models to me since I was a little girl. They helped me become a Christian leader and taught me the importance of kindness and integrity.

Ella Hill Crouch '18