About Catholic Education
All children are created by God and deserve an education that helps them reach their potential.
The schools of the Diocese of Allentown offer more than just a challenging academic program.¬† They offer students an opportunity to explore who they are meant to become and offer the world and to develop their moral character in an environment of compassion and faith.¬† Our schools are rich in diversity as children of all faiths and backgrounds come together to learn, to grow, and to succeed.
- Nearly¬†10,000¬†students across the Diocese in Catholic Schools
- 30¬†elementary schools with curriculum for pre-kindergarten through 8th¬†grade
- 7¬†college preparatory high schools for grades 9-12
- 3 Special Learning schools designed for students with intellectual, developmental, and learning disabilities
- 5 schools with Aquinas Learning Support program and dedicated faculty
- Nearly 900¬†certified teachers employed that meet the standards of the Pennsylvania Department of Education
- Curriculum that is aligned with state and national education standards and supplemented by music, art, foreign language, and technology
- Opportunities for faith formation and co-curricular activities rooted in morals, integrity and service to others
- Every school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
- Consistently earn high levels of student achievement on national standardized test scores
- 97% of our students matriculate to college