Star of the Sea Catholic School is rooted in the rich traditions of our Catholic faith to provide a Christ-centered learning environment where students are dedicated to spiritual growth, academic distinction, and social responsibility.
Star of the Sea Catholic School, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, will continue to be a faith-based school of distinction using advancing technology to expand the academic and creative abilities of students in grades PreK-3 through 8th grade. By developing community partnerships and utilizing the natural resources of an oceanfront setting, Star of the Sea Catholic School will provide innovative opportunities beyond the classroom in order for students to reach their full learning potential and become innovative, critical thinkers in order to successfully compete on a global scale.
Philosophy of Learning
Star of the Sea Catholic School, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, provides students with a quality Catholic education that fosters lifelong learning and moral reflection, preparing students academically, spiritually, socially, and physically for successful scholastic achievement. Star of the Sea Catholic School develops a community of learners through academic rigor and differentiated instruction. Christian values are encouraged within the enriched curriculum and use of technology.
Star of the Sea Catholic School is AdvancED accredited and the Diocese of Richmond is AdvancED accredited as a school system.
AdvancED is the largest community of education professionals in the world. They are a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of Pre-K-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. While their expertise is grounded in more than a hundred years of work in school accreditation, AdvancED is far from a typical accrediting agency. Their goal is not to certify that schools are good enough. Rather, their commitment is to help schools improve.
Combining the knowledge and expertise of a research institute, the skills of a management consulting firm and the passion of a grassroots movement for educational change, AdvancED serves as a trusted partner to 34,000 schools and school systems—employing more than four million educators and enrolling more than 20 million students—across the United States and 70 other nations.