Spiritual and Moral Values
At Holy Childhood of Jesus School your child receives an education that is grounded in the Catholic faith. Spiritual and moral development permeates the entire curriculum at Holy Childhood School. Many non-Catholic families also benefit from the fruits of an education that focuses on the total student: body, mind, and soul.
Catholic schools are renowned for academic excellence. Students in Catholic schools consistently score in the top 1/3 on nationally standardized tests. Iowa Assessments test scores of Holy Childhood students are consistent with these national scores.
Holy Childhood students model their dedication to community service each and everyday. Students enjoy helping others in their community and abroad. Service to others both at home and around the world is a consistent goal of our students and faculty. Through the years the students at Holy childhood School have supported both local causes and missions and organizations throughout the world in an effort to be examples of Christ’s love.
In a Catholic school, a child will be encouraged to further his or her education. The total number of Catholic high school graduates who continue their education is approximately 97 percent. Graduates of Holy Childhood School typically go on to to become valedictorians and salutatorians in their high schools. Graduates of Holy Childhood School have gone on to become medical doctors, educators, bankers, etc…
Holy Childhood students participate in a host of extra-curricular activities including baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, track, academic teams, student leadership teams, concerts/performances, and social events.
Parental involvement is a critical part of Catholic-Christian schools like Holy Childhood. Our very active H.O.P.E. organization meets monthly and conducts various fundraisers to help support specific programs for students throughout the year. Many parents volunteer in the classroom, in the lunch room, and on field trips. To see a list of the organizations in which you, as parents, might want to participate click here.
Nationally, the percentage of Catholic school students who finish high school is 98 percent. Holy Childhood School is committed to the philosophy that every student matters. Every effort is made to work with students who need remedial assistance. Academically gifted students are challenged within individualized programs that meet their level of learning.
All of our teachers at Holy Childhood are state certified, prepared and eager to educate your child. Teachers at Holy Childhood School embrace opportunities for continued education.