…Are driven by a commitment to the Gospel and are focused on a mission of bringing hope and healing to students and families.
…Are governed by board members who clearly understand their roles and focus on the vision and board policies that effectively govern the operation of the school.
…Meet or exceed state and national academic standards at all grade levels.
…Help to develop a minimum of 30 developmental assets in children.
…Have educators who model visionary leadership. They practice stewardship of resources, build up others and empathize with others.
…Have educators who model servant leadership. Do those served grow as persons; do they, while being served, become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous, more likely themselves to become servants? (Robert Greenleaf)
…Have educators who model spiritual leadership. They study God’s Word, share their personal faith story, apply Law and Gospel appropriately, exhibit a passion for ministry, act courageously, equip God’s people for service, care for others, demonstrate integrity, and pray.