Mission and Vision Statement
The Drexel School System is a resource-rich, cutting-edge approach to Catholic education. Committed to redefining student engagement through robust technology and data-driven instruction, the Drexel School System is Transforming Catholic Education.
Drexel Schools seek to prove that the creation of a new model of Catholic schools is possible and scalable. Guided by the gifts of the Holy Spirit, the network of Drexel Schools forms the whole person through faith, knowledge, community, and by leveraging the resources and knowledge of a network of Catholic schools. Drexel Schools are recognized for sending forth into the greater community Christ-centered, compassionate, and confident leaders and problem solvers who exercise moral courage and service to others in their daily lives.
The items in Section I and Section II are specific strategic items requiring attention and action by the Drexel School system.
Section I: Site Matters
I.1 Catholic Identity
The Drexel Schools are committed to maintaining deeply spiritual communities united in the Catholic faith. All school employees are models of the faith and actively teach the values, heritage and traditions of the Catholic Church. The Drexel Schools fully engage the school community in formation opportunities including ongoing invitation to participate in prayer, the sacraments and in service to the community.
I.2 Academic Rigor
The Drexel Schools are committed to providing a rich and robust academic curriculum that supports the learning of all students. Vested in the model of blended-learning, Drexel Schools offer a competitive educational opportunity that focuses on the holistic development of essential skills for young learners.
The Drexel Schools are committed to providing a learning environment that meets the academic, social and spiritual needs of teachers and students. Drexel Schools carefully steward resources to ensure that the development of the facility is in alignment with the mission of the school and the demonstrated needs of the academic, social and spiritual community.
I.4 Fiscal Reponsibility
The Drexel Schools are committed to ensuring the sustainability of Catholic education. The Drexel Schools are thoughtful and conscientious about stewarding resources in accordance with the expectations of the Drexel School System.
I.5 Community Engagement
The Drexel Schools are committed to partnering with parents in the education and formation of all children. The Drexel Schools have active and engaged parent communities that regularly and consistently support the needs of the school. Parents take on important leadership roles and work collaboratively, under the direction of the Principal, to further the mission of each Drexel School.
Drexel Schools are committed to the active recruitment and retention of quality families committed to Catholic education. The Drexel Schools work collaboratively with site leaders and School Marketing Teams to support site enrollment and retention needs.
Section II: System Matters
II.1 Catholic Identity
The Drexel School System is committed to maintaining deeply spiritual communities united in the Catholic faith. All Drexel School System employees are models of the values, heritage and traditions of the Catholic Church. The Drexel School System fully engages the wider community in support for Catholic education.
II.2 System Relations
The Drexel School System is committed to maintaining outstanding relationships between the governing authority of the Drexel School System and the Drexel Board of Directors. The collaborative spirit of the Drexel School System supports positive and productive leadership that is focused on stewarding resources for the Drexel Schools.
The Drexel School System is committed to supporting the Drexel Schools in the active recruitment and retention of quality families committed to Catholic education. The Drexel School System has a vested interest in the healthy enrollment of each Drexel School and works collaboratively with site leaders and parent marketing teams to support the enrollment and retention needs of each school.
II.4 Academic Integrity
The Drexel School System is committed to ensuring that the Drexel Schools maintain a high standard of academic achievement. Championed by the full integration of Blended Learning, the Drexel School System supports and evaluates for effectiveness the successful incorporation of technology and data-driven instruction in the classroom.
II.5 Financial Integrity/Development and Community Engagement
The Drexel School System is committed to stewarding the necessary resources to support the efforts and needs of the Drexel Schools. The Drexel School System actively seeks opportunities to build community partnership for the visioning and development of the Drexel program. At all times, the Drexel School System is committed to ensuring that all cultivation activities align with the mission of the Drexel School System and support the learning environment and experience for all children.