Mission Statement

As a Catholic parish school, Assumption – St. Bridget School has the unique responsibility to proclaim the Good News of Jesus through the education of children in the Catholic tradition in a school that strives to be accessible and affordable to all who desire this education. While maintaining high educational standards, the school creates learning opportunities that support parents as the primary educators of their children; build a faith community; develop ethical and moral thinking; provide service to the entire community; and address the ways in which children learn.

School Profile

Located in the Bryant neighborhood in northeast Seattle, Assumption-St. Bridget School is a PreK-8 school for Assumption Parish and St. Bridget Parish. As the parish school, the school partners with parents to provide excellent education in the Catholic tradition. Students grow in faith through prayer, study, and service. As they develop academic skills, they learn to think critically, to collaborate effectively, and to use technology appropriately. ASB School has two classes of every grade for kindergarten through 8th grade. Each class has approximately 30 students. In Kindergarten through grade 5, classrooms are self-contained. Grades PreK-3 have full-time aides to assist the teacher. In grades 6 through 8, students have a homeroom teacher and they move to various teachers for other classes. Throughout the grades, students receive specialized instruction in physical education, and integrated technology/ library, and Spanish (grades 5-8). ASB School also has a strong commitment to the arts. Students in all grades have regular music and drama classes, with many performance opportunities. Middle-school drama productions involve students in all aspects of performances, from acting to technical crew. Students in grades 3-8 attend weekly art classes, and our Art Parent Program provides art enrichment in grades 1-2.

  • Accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association
  • Approved by the Washington State Board of Education

Philosophy

We strive to effectively teach the whole child through seeing each child as a unique individual with particular learning strengths, needs and preferences, as well as a powerful personal history. Our goal is to create students who are life-long learners with a broad worldview and the skills and confidence to be leaders and role models of Catholic teaching. We commit ourselves to continuous development in our understanding of the learning-assessing-teaching process and in the refinement of our skills as teachers and administrators in implementing best educational practices based upon research, self-assessment, and experience.

We commit ourselves to providing diverse ways in which students can experience themselves as challenged, supported and successful in their present lives; which build the moral, social, intellectual, and personal skills for productive living and leadership as adults; and which provide the foundation for ethical thinking, self-direction and a commitment to continued personal growth.

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