Christ-like In All We Do
Infant of Prague Catholic School is a consolidation of two area Catholic schools--Saint Francis, established in 1952 and Holy Spirit, established in 1962.
Infant of Prague Catholic School serves Pre-K3 through eighth grade. Our campus has a library, computer lab, gymnasium, cafeteria facilities and playground located on the site of the Infant of Prague Catholic Church.
Our mission is to provide excellence in education within a Catholic Christian environment. This environment will foster the academic, spiritual, emotional and physical development of each child in accordance with his or her unique talents and gifts.
† Children are the center of our concern and the reason for us being here.
† Quality Catholic education calls us to integrate Gospel teachings and values with real life.
† All secular subjects need to be taught in the light of these values.
† Parents are the primary educators of their children; therefore, we work closely with them in both the school and parish setting.
† Students of all faiths, ethnic origins, and economic levels contribute to our world community; thus, we welcome all students and strive to create an environment that reflects the dignity of each person.
† The faith shared with parents, teachers and students is nourished by prayer and worship within the total life of our school and parish community.
Infant of Prague Catholic School follows the Diocese of Raleigh Catholic School Curriculum. Curriculum areas include Religion, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, Art, Music/Band, Computers and Spanish. Students at IOPCS participate in the revised Iowa Test of Basic Skills in the fall of each year. Students also participate in daily religious instruction, weekly liturgy and prayer. Service projects are also an important part of IOPCS. Students have the opportunity to participate in a number of extracurricular activities. These include volleyball, cross-county track, basketball, golf and cheering. We also have scouting programs, a STEM Club, Jr. National Honor Society and the Green Gospels Recycling Club. Our students participate in Science Olympiad, Math Counts, Catholic Math League, National History Bee and various essay contests.
Accreditation and Faculty
Infant of Prague Catholic School is accredited by AdvancED (formerly the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) with oversight from the Diocesan Catholic Schools Office and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
Our faculty members are licensed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Our staff consists of teachers, assistants, a principal and support personnel. In addition, our school is supported by the Pastoral Staff and the Director of Religious Education at Infant of Prague Catholic Church.
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Infant of Prague Catholic School
501 Bordeaux St.
Jacksonville, NC 28540