St. Michael’s Academy educates its students to become industrious, moral and intellectual leaders who enhance society by the example of their Catholic lives. Founded on Christian ethical principles, instruction emphasizes fundamental academic skills and perpetuates the legacy of Western tradition. Recognizing the uniqueness of each individual, the academy challenges its students to perfect their characters, cultivate their talents and pursue their full potential. St. Michael’s Academy’s emphasis is pre-eminently spiritual, assisting students to cooperate with divine grace, become true and perfect Christians, effecting transformation in Christ.
St. Michael’s Academy is a place where parents and students must be committed to Catholic education and must become involved in the process of forming Christians. The academy is a dynamic school that is about the ever-challenging and eternal business of knowing, loving, and serving God. The specific goals of St. Michael’s Academy are:
- first and foremost, to gain a deep understanding of and commitment to the Roman Catholic Faith;
- second, to learn and appreciate the traditions and values of a Catholic culture and the means whereby these may be preserved in the modern world;
- third, to develop solid academic skills in the areas of reading, writing, arithmetic, speaking and critical thinking;
- fourth, to gain an appreciation of the fine arts; finally, to develop motor coordination skills.