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Academics - Profile of Graduates

A graduate of St. Benedict’s Preparatory School will demonstrate his education by:
  • Thinking, reading, and writing critically and communicating effectively;
  • Functioning competently and displaying adaptability in an ever-changing technological environment;
  • Objectively evaluating scientific data and mathematical information;
  • Understanding the importance of history and culture as well as his place in them;
  • Mastering a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and developing disciplined work habits and study skills that can be transferred to a college experience and everyday life;
  • Nurturing curiosity and maintaining open-mindedness and respect for differing viewpoints;
  • Collaborating with and helping others to learn; and
  • Pursuing opportunities for lifelong learning.

…exemplify leadership by:

  • Acting as an exemplary model of moral conduct;
  • Modeling selfless behavior by such practices as listening to and working cooperatively with others;
  • Developing group cohesiveness and helping others to work together as a team;
  • Motivating others to work up to their potential; and
  • Holding himself and others accountable for their behavior and for the correct and timely accomplishment of tasks.

…exhibit strength of character and Christian morality by:

  • Assuming responsibility for his actions, taking ownership of his decisions, and accepting the consequences;
  • Making decisions that are guided by faith, reason, foresight, fairness and love, regardless of the risks; and
  • Living according to the beliefs that “whatever hurts my brother hurts me” and “whatever helps my brother helps me.”

…live his religious faith by:

  • Understanding and respecting himself as a creature redeemed by God who is called to a personal relationship with God and a life of love and service;
  • Demonstrating attitudes and aspirations that are based on the belief that human happiness lies beyond the limits of the created world in the realm of ultimate spiritual and religious experience; and
  • Respecting the earth as the sacred home of all God’s children.

…reflect a commitment to inclusiveness and a concern for humanity by:

  • Appreciating and encouraging diversity;
  • Treating all persons and all faiths with respect, compassion, and understanding; and
  • Offering help to those who are in need, willingly and regardless of personal convenience.
  
 
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