Mission & Philosophy

Mission Statement

“St. Matthew School serves its students and their families by providing a safe and positive learning environment in which to focus on academic excellence and convey the truths and beliefs of the Catholic Church. We recognize that each child is unique and strive to empower them to develop their God-given talents and abilities.”

Belief Statements

  • All children have access to love, learning and safety
  • Individual attention is an essential component to a student’s academic and spiritual success
  • Academic excellence is achieved through creative lessons and current technology
  • Religion and Faith are something to be lived every day, not just on Sunday
  • Prayer and Liturgical Celebration are the cornerstones of our students’ faith-journey
  • Communication and cooperation between home and school are the hallmarks of our small school community
  • Understanding and appreciation of diversity are central to peace and harmony
  • We are guiding our students to be active and productive members of our parish and society