East Catholic High School is a regional college-preparatory school of the Archdiocese of Hartford. Building on Catholic Tradition and teaching, and inspired by the charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, we educate young men and women according to the Gospel and the life of Jesus Christ. We seek to develop the whole person and to prepare students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens with a strong moral foundation, an appreciation for diversity, and a dedication to service, justice, and peace.
East Catholic High School, a college-preparatory school of the Archdiocese of Hartford, serves students from more than thirty-five towns in the Greater Hartford area and eastern Connecticut. At East Catholic, we strive to teach as Jesus did, challenging, loving, and guiding our students, all within a welcoming and nurturing environment. We believe that our success in educating a student is only possible when the faculty and staff of East Catholic, the student, and the parent work in partnership and agree upon the core beliefs expressed in our mission statement. We attempt to create an authentically Catholic yet ecumenically sensitive atmosphere in which each student can grow spiritually and intellectually.
Inspired by the charism of our founding order, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, we seek to proclaim God's goodness in all things by educating the whole person-spirit, mind, and body. We form students who are increasingly aware of their spiritual lives as central to their being, and we cultivate this awareness through our curriculum, our extensive retreat and spiritual formation programs, and service learning. Our instruction in faith and justice is grounded in Catholic social teachings which acknowledge the value and dignity of all human life.
The academic program at East Catholic, which is based on archdiocesan, state, and national curriculum standards, seeks to address the needs of students of varying academic abilities and prepares all learners for advancement to the college level. Our curriculum and comprehensive co-curricular program encourage all students to challenge themselves academically and physically and to develop their God-given talents. We aspire to develop students who think critically and cultivate life-long learning. We are committed to producing graduates who act with integrity and self-discipline as good citizens of their country and Christian leaders for the Church and the world.
(Revised Oct. 2007)