Driven by a mission that seeks to develop the whole person – spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally
Our students embrace the academic, spiritual and co-curricular challenges that are placed before them as they grow into lifelong learners capable of making sound choices in a changing world. A Viatorian education helps students get into the colleges that are best for them, from the most selective universities to schools that are tailor-made for their specific needs. Our test scores, while not the final measure of a school’s success, show how well we prepare our students for college. Our AP program, in which our students can earn college credit while still in high school, is among the best in the country.
More important than test scores is the passion and growth students experience in their courses. The knowledge and skills they develop lead to spiritual growth, wisdom, understanding and action. Even before they graduate, our students are agents of change, seeking to improve their world and celebrating their Catholic identity.
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Saint Viator High School is committed to:
- A rigorous educational program in each discipline, using a liberal arts approach
- Creating an environment that fosters the growth of the individual, challenging to students to develop their relationship with God
- Forming strong relationships among students and faculty, the hallmark of a Viatorian education
Educating each student
- Saint Viator admits students of all ability levels, from students with mild learning disabilities to exceptional learners
- Students with diagnosed learning differences will find help in the Scott R. Scanlan Learning Center, a resource room staffed with special education teachers who help students succeed in the college preparatory environment
- The Querbes Scholars Program allows students of exceptional academic promise, highly motivated, and imbued with a faith-based concern for others less talented and less favored to enrich their years at Saint Viator High School through activities that foster personal growth, intellectual independence and faith enrichment
- The Reverend Mark R. Francis, C.S.V. International Program provides a supportive environment that focuses on a student's needs, and enables him/her to develop the cultural understanding and performance skills necessary to function appropriately and successfully in both academic and social situations
- Honors courses are for students with a high aptitude in the subject who are willing to meet the challenge demanded by higher-level thinking skills
- Honor courses move at a faster pace, and students do more independent work, including coursework over the summer
- All classes are college preparatory, empowering all students to become lifelong learners making sound choices in a changing world
ACT Test Scores
- Our students’ average ACT composite scores are 5 points higher than state and national averages
- The Class of 2012 average composite score was 26.2; the state average was 20.9; the national average was 21.1
Advanced Placement Test Results
- 13 Advanced Placement courses offered in biology, calculus, chemistry, English, French, history, Italian, physics and Spanish
- In 2012, Saint Viator High School students earned college credit on 80% of the tests they took
- 86% of our AP students scored a 3 or higher
- More than 50% of the students enrolled as a junior or senior took at least one AP class during the 2011-2012 school year
Access to Technology
- Saint Viator is a Wi-Fi campus with access points accessible throughout the campus
- Classrooms are equipped with computer, LCD technology and SMARTboards and interactive whiteboards
- Two wireless computer labs, Modern World Language lab, Writing Lab, Math Lab give students access to the resources they need to succeed academically
- Faculty use iPad technology to enhance classroom activities