No other institution in the United States that I know of has been as
successful at moving people from poverty into the middle class.
Catholic education has done an extraordinary job.
- Cardinal Seán O'Malley
Our work is focused where need is the greatest: inner-city neighborhoods, where a safe and nurturing Catholic school can make all the difference in a child’s life. In the past decade, support from individuals, corporations, and foundations has created two new regional Academies, renovated five school buildings, upgraded technology, created tutoring and fine arts centers, enhanced academic and extracurricular activities, and strengthened teacher programs.
Catholic schools, more than any other educational system, graduate students, especially those in underserved neighborhoods, and put them on the path to productive lives.
Many factors contribute to the success of Catholic education and why families choose it: