We have one child at St. Boniface and will have 2 more starting with in the next couple of years. This school is everything we hoped it would be. The teachers and parents are so dedicated to the children's education. I have been so impressd with the amount of parental participation and the communication between parents and school staff. We have found the staff and parents to be very friendly/helpful. I really like that we know the kids and the families of the kids our children will be around from k5-8th grade. Community service/giving is a focus right from the begining so it becomes a natural part of who these kids are. They are getting an excellent well rounded education. We are very happy to be apart of the St. Boniface Family!
Bullies, cliques and inadequate teachers! This school is good academically, but so is every Cathoilc School recognized by the archdiocese. The teachers do absolutely nothing about bullying! My daughter left years ago and now her class is down 7kids...all the same trouble with bullies and non-inclusive kids who are never told what it is to be a family in Christ. Parents gossip with teachers on Facebook...don't bother...you will regret it! They've been through 3 principals in a few years time. No principal has stayed long enough in recent years to enforce rules...it's too damaged to fix.
Cliques and Parents who are very into cliques. My sons attended this school and were miserable. Yes, it is good with academics, but so are other schools in the area without the drama. The new principal is adequate. Honestly, it's not good - steer clear!! St. Mary's in the Falls is way superiror. People actaully befriend you and it is welcoming!!!
St. Boniface is an awsome shcool the teachers are really great. And the friends you meet are going to be your friends for life. And the teachers really work hard to make sure you get what they are teaching in class. And for 5th through 8th grade there are sports you can do like volleyball, basketball, track, and cheer-leading. St.Boniface is an awsome school
We got a new principal this past school year and he is amazing! The kids love him, the teachers love him and so do the parents. His leadership inspires both the students and the teachers. He is extemely hands-on and you are just as likely to find him on a field trip as you are to find him in his office. The level of caring at this school is unsurpassed.
I love St Boniface! It is academically challenging and emotionally nurturing. I have two children who attend. As a working mom, it is also my 'village'. If I am running late to pick them up, there are numerous 'family members' I can call. The staff is very supportive and involved. I love the volunteer opportunuties available-both in the classroom and out. You are able to do as much (or little) as you want. The setting of the school is beautiful and rural, including an outdoor classroom. I appreciate the well-rounded education-Spanish, Art, Music, Band, Physical Education. With all the cut backs in the public schools, it is nice to continue to see these offered.
As a parent of two children at St. Boniface Catholic School, I cannot be more pleased with the education they're receiving. But it's so much more than their education. They are learning about their religion and what it means to be a Catholic. This was something I never received as a child. In this day and age, faith is so important. Let's face it - I wanted it all for my kids - a wonderful setting where they can be nurtured, strengthen their hearts, minds and faith, and somewhere they can call their own. Couple that with the hardest-working, selfless, dedicated, passionate, caring teachers on this entire planet, and now you're talking St. Boniface! I couldn't be happier knowing that my kids are in the BEST hands, minds and hearts every single day. They are encouraged to do more than I ever thought possible. And they are doing it!
Five stars is all I can give?? Academically St Boniface sets the bar for all the local schools, but all in this area are very good. What sets St Boniface apart from the others is that the children have excellent programs in all the core areas (math, reading, english) but also have great programs in art, music and computer technology with classes several times each week. More importantly at St Boniface the children come first. As for parent involvement, parents can be as involved as they wish which is great because there is a lot of parent involvement in the classrooms, extracurricular activities including sports, forensics, DI and scouting. The true test of a school is how well their students perform in the future, over 75% of the graduates of St Boniface will take AP classes in their first year of high school.
This school has a long standing problem with cliques and bullies. I pulled my child out of this school because of the devastating effects of the bullies. The principal and teachers are unable and unwilling to address and correct this problem.
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