We see our scholars’ gifts as given by God and therefore take responsibility for returning them to God fully developed. Because the intellectual growth of our scholars is a spiritual imperative, Holy Angels Catholic School implements best practices in teaching and learning that result in significant gains for scholars.
Holy Angels provides a Catholic education of the highest quality within a safe and nurturing environment. We seek to engage your children both intellectually and spiritually, putting them on the path to College and Heaven.
Our school provides a challenging, faith-filled, educational experience that serves as the foundation for a life lived in service to Jesus, the Church and Community. As part of a nationwide network of high-performing Catholic schools, Holy Angels is a Notre Dame ACE Academy.
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The Notre Dame ACE Academy initiative is a university-school partnership that seeks to help Holy Angels flourish in three categories: Catholic School Culture, Advancement, and Teaching and Learning. By focusing on these three dimensions, our model promotes continuous improvement in all facets of school life for a safer, more welcoming, and higher-achieving environment.
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But Jesus said, “Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”
Throughout the year scholars are invited to grow in their personal relationship with God, serve others, learn about the Catholic faith, receive the sacraments and worship together. They participate in weekly Masses, prayer services, sacramental preparation, Advent, Lent and other celebrations of the Church Year. Scholars put their faith in action through Campus Ministry where they collaborate with teachers and priests to lead and participate in community outreach, service projects and retreats that unite and strengthen their class communities and provide creative opportunities to explore their spiritual relationship with God.
We employ a team of dedicated, enthusiastic, learned, kind, and moral educators. From Early Childhood to the sixth grade, the faculty is devoted to the well-being and success of every scholar. All members of the faculty hold Bachelor’s Degrees, and several hold Master’s Degrees. All faculty members are certified in the State of Indiana to teach in their assigned instructional areas. They have been trained in the most current educational trends, and have the experience to implement the best practices in the classroom.
Holy Angels scholars are growing faster than students across the nation
We compared the fall-to-winter growth of scholars at Holy Angels with students at other schools across the nation and found our scholars are growing above the 50th percentile (or faster than the average student) in both reading and math.
Blended Learning helps every scholar reach their potential
Though there are many ways of measuring “success” at Holy Angels, blended learning is having a positive impact in the classroom as our scholars work to reach and exceed grade level.
"Every child is made in the image and likeness of God."
This belief drives our efforts to ensure that as many children as possible receive a high quality Catholic education. We advance this mission by increasing access for under-served communities through parental choice scholarships. ACE will support nearly 4,000 students in 14 Notre Dame ACE Academies in the 2016-17 school year.
Moving from the Bottom Third to the Top Third in the Nation
Closing the Gap Quickly
We are Always Learning
- Teacher Leader Formation: Notre Dame faculty annually provide 50+ hours of responsive professional formation to each teacher.
- Collegial Visits: Dozens of teachers and leaders across the network participate in field trips to learn from each other and other high-performing schools throughout the year.
- Faith Formation: Annual retreats for teachers and leaders reignite zeal for our shared purpose of making God known, loved, and served.