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The mission of Mother Seton Catholic School, a vibrant, Christ-centered community, is to inspire students to strive for academic excellence and dedicate their lives to love and serve Christ in the tradition of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Vincent de Paul.
Mother Seton School is an independent Catholic school for students age 4 through Grade Eight. Our school has a rich history and is located in scenic Emmitsburg, MD, the cradle of American Catholic Education. We are only minutes away from the City of Frederick Maryland, Carroll County Maryland, and Southern Pennsylvania. Bus transportation is provided to students from around the area. Mother Seton School is ideal for students seeking individual attention, a strong academic environment, Christian values and opportunities for growth and service. Mother Seton School's rigorous academic program encourages students to develop their own individual interests and talents. Special Programs and Extra-Curricular Activities provide a number of opportunities for students to further explore their interests.
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Ever present in the minds of the staff are opportunities to nurture conscience formation. We are guided in this process by the Core Values of Vincentian Education. Teachers, staff, and parents are respected, valued and are active role models for our students and are partners in Catholic education.
CORE VALUES OF VINCENTIAN EDUCATION
Our Teachers are dedicated to the academic, social, physical and spiritual growth and development of each student. We
As an approved school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Mother Seton School participates in the AdvanceEd Accreditation Process. AdvancED brings together more than 100 years of experience and the expertise of the two largest US-based accreditation agencies — the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).
The AdvancED Accreditation Process, a protocol embraced around the world, is a clear and comprehensive program of evaluation and external review, supported by research-based standards, and dedicated to helping schools, districts and education providers continuously improve.
Mother Seton School places quality at the center of its educational program and is guided by the policies and directives of the Baltimore Archdiocesan Division of Catholic Schools on which our integrated Pre-K, Primary, Intermediate and Middle School curriculums are based.
Faculty and staff are guided in the educational process by the Core Values of Vincentian Education: holistic, integrated, creative, flexible, excellence in teaching and methodology, person-oriented, collaborative, and focused. Reflecting the spirit of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, staff and parents mutually support one another as formators and educators and are conscious to model the values they teach in their everyday interaction with the students.