Profile of a Graduate

Graduates of Saint Brigid of Kildare School are highly successful in their high school and college endeavors. Ninety percent of our graduates attend diocesan high schools, and ninety-eight percent of our graduates attend universities throughout the Midwest and beyond.

Our students change and grow considerably throughout their elementary school years. Upon graduation from the eighth grade, our students:

  • have learned to respect and love their Catholic faith, based on a study of Scripture, Tradition, sacrament, prayer, and history
  • have learned to value service to others through authentic service learning
  • have learned to respect their own dignity and the dignity of others
  • have learned that we are called to love
  • have a growing appreciation for of the sacraments, especially the Eucharist
  • have grown as learners, and learned to appreciate their gifts and talents and those of others
  • have mastered the fundamental skills of the content areas to the fullest extent of their abilities
  • have mastered technology skills relevant to their content areas
  • have developed an appreciation of the fine arts
  • have grown in fluency in the Spanish language
  • have grown in the skills of logic, critical thinking, and problem solving
  • have grown in their appreciation for and commitment to the demands of Catholic citizenship, the Catholic lifestyle, and Catholic moral decision making
  • have learned that the Catholic faith demands an active commitment to social justice