St. Kateri Tekakwitha Overview
Nestled in the Doon South Neighbourhood in Kitchener is a little gem known as St. Kateri Tekakwitha School. Boasting a student population of just under 500 students, this school truly lives by the boards vision;“Heart of the Community; A Place for All.”
Academic, social, and spiritual growth is the main focus of all that happens at the school. Within the classrooms students are challenged to learn and grow as individuals within a community in order to be the best they can be. Academic excellence is an unwavering expectation. Outside of the classroom students are provided with a multitude of activities ranging from sports and clubs to social justice initiatives; all with a focus on developing the whole child to be a productive and responsible 21st Century citizen.
There are forty-two dedicated staff member who give generously of their time and energy, on a daily basis, to ensure that all students are given the opportunity to reach their full potential and to realize the valuable role they play as individuals within our community. Beyond the walls of the school, but within our family, is the relationship with St. Aloysius Parish. Through this relationship, students are able to deepen their understanding of their spiritual journey and to view the world through our Catholic lens and live a life that is reflective of our gospel values.
The year 2107/18 academic school year marks the 25th Anniversary of St. Kateri Tekakwitha School. Already plans are taking place in order to mark this monumental year in our history. The year will be used to celebrate the many accomplishments of the school over the years and the vibrant role it has played within the community. We look forward to this celebration of our Catholic educational past and would encourage people to join us as we rejoice in who we are and all the lives that have helped to make St. Kateri School such a vibrant and valuable part of so many people’s lives over the years.