St. Anthony School, an educational ministry of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, exists to provide all students from preschool through eighth grade an exceptional education in a supportive atmosphere based upon Catholic values and tradition St. Anthony School carries out the broader mission of the Parish to provide religious education, which will affords students the opportunity to learn and develop as individuals in the community, creating a living example of God’s love. For over one hundred years, St. Anthony School, located in Clarksville, Indiana, has served the Southern Indiana and Greater Louisville area as a regional school. Our school nurtures the unique talents and abilities of our students, preparing them for high school and beyond. St. Anthony School serves families of all faiths and backgrounds while providing its students with Catholic values, which stress responsible, social, intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual growth.The Philosophy of St. Anthony School
The role of St. Anthony School is to serve the needs of our families by designing, implementing, and nurturing religious and educational programs. Our school staff ensures that all education is imparted explicitly in a systematic manner, and promotes the basic tenets of the Catholic Faith. Students are guided by an outcome- based, student–centered, age-appropriate, and values- based education that is supported by a partnership between teachers, staff and families. The ministry of St. Anthony School is to guide students’ education with Catholic values so that faith in God is real, meaningful, and alive. The St. Anthony School community will be a role model of Christ through student instruction and community experience, stressing social justice concerns, promoting personal prayer, and endorsing stewardship, service, and the Eucharistic Liturgy. St. Anthony School’s ministry will foster student growth towards maturity in faith and the integration of Catholic beliefs and practices into our students’ daily lives.