Core Values

Rochester Catholic Schools (RCS) is a unified Catholic school system, comprised of three elementary schools and one high school, supporting students in preschool through grade 12. As the secondary school of RCS, Lourdes High School supports and strives to live the RCS mission.

The Rochester Catholic Schools system is a Christ-centered learning community that forms students, who love, learn and live their faith in service to others.
Lourdes High School is committed to preparing students for lifelong growth, virtuous community and family life, responsible citizenship, and Catholic Christian ministry. Supporting the RCS mission, Lourdes High School seeks to:

  • support the educational mission of the Catholic Church     
  • foster respect for the dignity of human persons within a disciplined environment
  • prepare students for a life of learning and Christ-like service to others        
  • achieve academic excellence, while supporting all individual gifts and talents  
  • reveal community through the pursuit and edification of personal relationships    
  • provide a balanced curriculum supporting cultural, social, physical, and spiritual development 
  • equip students with the skills of creativity, critical thinking, effective communication, and collaboration to support their success as members of the future workforce