Saint Benedict Catholic School
Saint Benedict Catholic School is a fully accredited parochial Catholic school comprised of students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 8. It is at the heart of Baldwin County in Elberta, Alabama and works regionally with the six surrounding parish communities; Our Lady of the Gulf in Gulf Shores, Saint Bartholomew in Elberta, Saint John in Magnolia Springs, Saint Joseph in Lillian, Saint Margaret of Scotland in Foley, and Saint Thomas by the Sea in Orange Beach. Approximately 30% of our population is non-Catholic as we foster love and acceptance of all.
Our faculty consists of certified teachers, resource teachers and a licensed counselor. Music, Art and Spanish teachers complete the highly qualified, caring, professional staff of Saint Benedict Catholic School.
Saint Benedict Catholic School offers a challenging curriculum which emphasizes formation of mind, body and spirit through the teaching of Christian, Catholic values while incorporating the newest scientifically proven strategies in all subject areas. The use of technology through chromebooks, and ipads, along with the personal relationship and guidance of our teachers and staff make learning challenging yet accessible.
Families work together to serve through various projects throughout the year. Peer Helpers, SCA and NJHS clubs along with class/school-wide stewardship efforts support various causes. St. Jude Penny War, Veteran Recognition Day, Catholic Social Services Food Pantry collection, and many more, keep us working as disciples.
Various intramural and interscholastic sports as well as extra-curricular activities are offered. Dance, Performance Choir, Band, Strings, Piano , Cheer, Soccer, Basketball, Drama and other sports and activities are available and ensure our students’ well-rounded educational experience.
Out Extended Day Program is available to families as are catered lunches. Special summer offerings such as Tutoring, Summer Reading Projects and Math Remediation round out the year.
Saint Benedict Catholic School incorporates a family atmosphere where we work together to build our motto,”Ora et Labora- Pray and Work: To love God and others through academic excellence.