The Mission of Vincentian Academy Vincentian Academy, a Catholic high school, in the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, inspires students to achieve academic success, nurture their faith, discover and develop their talents, and live the Christian values of respect and service. Vision: Vincentian Academy is valued for preparing students to become leaders who use their gifts and talents to strengthen communities and bring hope and justice to people everywhere. Values: Vincentian Academy embraces the following values that are central to its educational philosophy: Faith – We are a Catholic high school holding to the traditions of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, we are committed to the spiritual and moral development of each student and the formation of Christian values that will guide them throughout their lives. Academic Achievement – We prepare students for success in college and beyond by offering college preparatory, advanced placement, honors and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. The IB program sets the pace for the exceptional academic experience we provide for all students. Vibrant, Supportive Learning Community - We are committed to ensuring that our faculty have the opportunity for continuing professional development, and we value the personalized educational experience made possible by maintaining a small enrollment of highly-motivated students. Family – We celebrate the tradition of multi-generations of family members who are Academy alumni, and embrace and encourage the involvement of families in each student’s personal, intellectual and spiritual growth. Engaged Alumni – We value the lifelong involvement of Academy graduates with the school: their service as mentors to our students; their generosity as contributors to ensure the Academy’s continuing success; and their role in expanding the reputation of the Academy regionally, nationally and around the world Diversity – We encourage and welcome a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, directors and volunteers where differences are valued and respected. Well-Rounded Students – We encourage each student to develop and pursue interests in academics, arts, athletics, and other activities to ensure a balanced and fulfilling high school experience. Reverence for Life and Human Justice – We celebrate life and advocate for the dignity and worth of every person. Care for the Earth – We recognize the sacredness of all creation and teach the importance of our role as caretakers of the Earth to ensure that the natural gifts that God provides will be cared for and treasured by all generations.