DrivewayTHE HISTORY OF PRESENTATION OF MARY ACADEMY

The Academy, first opened on September 15, 1926, is owned and operated by the SISTERS OF THE PRESENTATION OF MARY.  Blessed Anne Marie Rivier founded the Religious Congregation in France in 1796 during the French Revolution. The apostolic thrust is “To spread the fire of God’s love and the knowledge of Jesus Christ everywhere.” (Anne Marie Rivier)

PRESENTATION OF MARY ACADEMY MISSION STATEMENT

Presentation of Mary Academy, a private Catholic school, recognizes that every student is a child of God.  We are committed to helping all children develop academically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally by nurturing their unique gifts and talents.  In the footsteps of Anne-Marie Rivier, the founder of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, we prepare our students as Catholic leaders, ethical individuals, and lifelong learners.

ACADEMY CORE VALUES

  • Spiritual growth and development
  • Personal and educational excellence
  • Concern for human dignity
  • Global awareness and responsibility
  • Compassion and service

ACADEMY GOALS

  • Provide an understanding of Catholic truths and values which enable the child to live a meaningful life, consistent with the Gospel values of peace, justice, love, and freedom
  • Develop the necessary tools of oral and written communication, problem solving, decision-making, creativity, and knowledge that will prepare the student for living in the 21stcentury
  • Develop basic skills and good study habits
  • Develop the full potential of each student
  • Nurture Christian attitudes and values