Mission Statement

Heir to the time-honored Benedictine tradition, Saint Bernard Preparatory School’s mission as a Catholic, college preparatory, residential school is the cultivation of a love of learning and a life of virtue in young men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.

Corpus – Mens – Spiritus


Statement of Goals

  1. To instill a solid background in Christian teaching and practice and in the rights and responsibilities of being members of Christ’s Body the Church, of American society, and of the global community.
  2. To exemplify the Benedictine tradition of daily prayer and work.
  3. To lay a foundation in arts, humanities, science, and mathematics, so that everyday experiences may be a springboard to enhance students’ growth, continuing education, leadership skills, and service to others.
  4. To support extracurricular programs that create a proper balance between competitive and recreational activities.
  5. To foster a community environment for boarding students that nourishes personal growth through firm, consistent, and nurturing residential policies.
  6. To help students establish patterns of lifelong spiritual, mental, and physical health, so that they may face the questions, challenges, and problems in our rapidly changing society.