Anchored in faith, Saint Brendan Catholic School seeks to demonstrate the image and likeness of Christ in academics, spirituality and fellowship within and beyond our school, so that all may come to know Christ through us.

A Westlife newspaper article described St. Brendan church and school as “…new, fresh and different. It is situated in a picture book suburbia setting on a street surrounded by stately colonials, garden-type apartments and up-to-date condominium complexes.”

St. Brendan School offers a vibrant religious and quality educational program. Students are challenged to be their best selves every day. The dedicated, professional faculty and staff work as a cohesive and effective team that implements best practices on a daily basis. The learning environment is nurturing, challenging and engaging.  Particular areas of focus designed to prepare the students for the future include problem solving and communication skills.

Anchored in Faith
Our faith-based education navigates around religious instruction and spiritual formation. In addition to the religion curriculum, the students regularly participate in liturgies, the sacraments, Eucharistic Adoration, spiritual retreats and more. It is our practice that our Catholic faith is permeated throughout the school day in all that we do.

Anchored in Academics
The faculty and staff support the parents to develop the spiritual, academic, social and emotional needs of the whole child to prepare them to be tomorrowis leaders. Faculty and staff motivate students to nurture their talents and abilities to their fullest potential by helping them to:

– Lead Christian lives
– Develop sound critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills
– Communicate effectively and compassionately
– Become aware that their actions have an effect on others

Anchored in Technology
– St. Brendan provides a progressive technology program for all students in K-8
– Computers and internet access in every classroom
– Online progress reports, assignment trackers, classroom calendars and communication tools
– Interactive white boards in every classroom for technology integration into everyday studies
– Newly renovated and upgraded science lab
-Video broadcasting technology integrated into classroom instruction

Anchored in Extra-Curricular & Academic Activities
St. Brendan provides a quality Catholic education. We follow the Cleveland Diocese Graded Course of Study, which is in compliance with Ohiois state mandated standards. We offer a wide variety of additional programs and services that provide enrichment and enhance the skills presented in class:

– Classes: art, vocal, and instrumental music, computer education, physical ed., Spanish language
– Junior High Theatre Production
– Science Fair
– K-3rd grade enrichment program, giving students hands-on experience in areas outside of the normal curriculum
– Student Council
– Academic Tournaments
– Environmental Club
– Sign language club
– Peer Tutoring
– Character Education Program
– Learning Assistance Services; government funded Learning Disabilities/Title I program, inclusion, speech/language services, and school psychologist

Additional Services & Programs
– After school care
– Regulation size gymnasium
– Bus transportation
– Hot lunch program
– CYO sports
– Junior Achievement
– Parish Youth Group
– Generations of Faith
– Ongoing community Christian outreach

Parent Testimonials (spring 2011)
I feel very fortunate to have my children in such a wonderful, spiritual, Christ-centered environment.  The staff and parents who are involved with the school are so loving and caring.  Not only are my children getting a wonderful education, they are learning the value of putting others first and being giving individuals. The best word that can be used to describe St. Brendan School is efamilyi.” Proud parent of two current students

[Our child] doesn’t even realize that he’s actually learning because the teachers make it so much fun and he truly enjoys all of the enrichment classes they offer as well as the accelerated reading group and the Spanish class.”  Proud parent of one current student

The children receive a well-rounded education in a close-knit community where each student is known as an individual and cared for as part of a family.”  Proud parent of an SBS graduate and a current student

We have been exceptionally pleased with our children’s Catholic education at St. Brendan School. Our children are surrounded by faith filled teachers and staff who extend the values of our home into the classroom. Our family loves being part of this community.” Proud parent of four current students

Type: PK-8
4242 Brendan Ln
North Olmsted, OH 44070
(440) 777-8433
sch_stbrendan@dioceseofcleveland.org
http://www.stbrendannortholmsted.org

Principal: Julie Onacila
Date of Open House: 2/1/2015

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