St. John Berchmans Catholic School embraces the teaching mission of Jesus Christ, provides a safe, welcoming learning environment that nurtures individual gifts, challenges minds, respects diversity and develops the whole child spiritually, socially, intellectually, emotionally and physically.
We are committed to enriching our students' lives through our challenging curriculum, values based education, and diverse learning environment. SJB is rich in ethnic diversity and has a wide range of students from various socioeconomic backgrounds with 35% of students receiving financial assistance. This creates a comfortable and welcoming setting for all students and families.
St. John Berchmans School, an integral component of St. John Berchmans Parish, strives to encompass all facets of Christian living in its education of the whole child; spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, cultural, and physical. We work to create an environment that encourages the learning potential of every student through a well-rounded curriculum including music, art, technology, physical education, reading and math classes. We strive to build a sense of self-esteem, confidence and love of learning. We value and respect the culture and academic diversity of the school community. We respect the dignity of each child as a practicing member of the family of God, celebrating prayer and liturgical experiences, and encompassing moral values into their everyday life. Our common goal is the development of the whole person. This is accomplished through an atmosphere of love and support provided for by the teachers, parents, and students working together.
Educating the child is the shared responsibility of parents and school personnel. Parents, however, remain the primary educators. Their role is decisively important and should include: