Our Principal’s Corner Mrs. Patricia S. Hernandez
WELCOME TO ST. AGATHA CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Dear Prospective Parent,
St. Agatha Catholic School is proud to announce the open application season for the 2023-2024 school year. I invite you to review our website, refer to the application and financial requirements, and visit our school to participate in a personalized walking tour on Mondays or Thursdays. Please be mindful that the financial requirements for one child include, as per the Archdiocese of Miami guidelines, all required fees including the building fund. In addition, families may qualify for State of Florida scholarships and a variety of St. Agatha School discounts, including a multi-student discount, an active parent discount and an active St. Agatha parishioner discount. Please refer to the financial requirements “DISCOUNT” section for details.
Since the beginning of our school in 1983, the St. Agatha faculty and staff has been fully committed to collaborate with parents in facilitating the spiritual, academic and emotional development of students. We value your commitment to make a financial sacrifice and partner with our school to provide your child with a Catholic education. This parent and school partnership is the critical factor allowing St. Agatha School to provide a high quality academic program, while providing a family atmosphere that fosters a love of God and one another and a commitment to service. You should be proud to enroll your child in one of the best schools in the Archdiocese of Miami, offering Christ-centered, academic excellence. This accomplishment is due to the dedicated, faith-filled parents, faculty and staff who form our school community. In addition, you should be aware that 50% of our educators possess advanced degrees and 75% of our faculty has 10 or more years of experience.
As a Florida Catholic Conference fully accredited school, our faculty consistently analyzes data to facilitate student achievement. St. Agatha offers an educational program (with research based learning strategies) which facilitates the development of student 21st century skills. Our school offers a computer lab, I-boards in every classroom and an iPad Café. Each middle school student has a laptop to access the curriculum and develop critical thinking and problem solving. For over twenty years, our exceptional student education program has served as the model for other elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Miami. We offer morning care, afterschool care, enrichment and an assortment of extra-curricular activities. The extra-curricular activities include team sports and clubs (such as St. Paul Campus Ministry, St. Agatha Media & News Network, Choir, and Art Club). St. Agatha School also participates in the Archdiocese of Miami high school, dual enrollment program for middle school students who qualify.
In conclusion, we are proud to fulfill our school mission by collaborating with families to provide a Catholic formation through Christ-centered, academic excellence! We invite you to join St. Agatha Catholic School and become a Mustang family!
Our application season begins January 1 of each school year.
For more information, please explore the resources below:
St. Agatha School Website: https://school.stagathaonline.org/
St. Agatha YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_mgBkYazO4
Facebook: St. Agatha Catholic School
Father Marcos A. Somarriba, our pastor, and I look forward to welcoming your family for next school year.
Yours in Christ,
Rev. Marcos A. Somarriba Patricia S. Hernandez
Our School Mission
St Agatha Catholic School collaborates with our families to provide Catholic formation of students
through Christ-centered, academic excellence.