A collective of eleven Greater Boston Catholic schools have collaboratively organized an opportunity to peruse programs, meet faculty and staff, and compare educational curriculum for students in faith-based learning. Families are invited to attend the “Central Suburban Catholic School Expo” on Saturday, October 14, 9 am to 12 noon, hosted at the Jackson Walnut Park School, 200 Jackson Road, Newton. Attendance is free, free parking is available on site.
The “Central Suburban Catholic School Expo” is inspired by the nation’s Catholic schools’ largest jump in enrollment in five decades, currently tallied at six percent growth (source: National Catholic Education Association). Catholic schools are demonstrating their enduring value through student achievement, a commitment to higher standards, the benefits of the Mass, family support systems, and parish community. In the Archdiocese of Boston, Catholic school families overwhelmingly state that they choose Catholic schools because of their ability to meet the needs of their children (source: study, The Lynch Foundation).
Catholic schools currently score as the highest performers on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Superintendent of Partnership Schools Kathleen Porter McGee, adjunct fellow of the Manhattan Institute, states, “If Catholic schools were a state, they would be the highest performing in the nation on all four NAEP tests.”
Registration, curriculum, tuition, tuition assistance, scholarship and more information for each school participating in the “Central Suburban Catholic School Expo” will be available on site. For directions, or more information about the Expo host school, visit jwpschools.org.