The school’s goal is to cost effectively attend to the needs of the school, enhance the environment and provide students with the platform to develop their skills and gain educational success. The set, benedict school philosophy is based on the 15000 year old Benedictine tradition.
The school program differs from the other normal school programs in that its year is divided into summer phase, winter and spring phases. In summer the students gather for a five week program of till midday class while the freshmen have their five day classes overnight.in winter students have the regular school days and there is routine to the gym at 9:15 every morning. The spring phase concludes the academic year and students choose projects to work on for a period of four weeks.
The school has firm discplinary policies. The school has about 18 groups with 20-30 members in each group where members are supposed to meet each day, participate in competitions as group and play an active role in operating the school. They are all responsible for each other. The student ratio is 13:1 a very effective structure. The school is run by the senior group leader, a beginning leader and four section leaders that cooperate in attaining the mission of the school.
There is a great degree in uniformity in the school. They pray according to catholic programs and sing songs with the whole community in attendance. The student’s dress code acceptability is addressed by the headmaster and senior group leader and they have the right to authorize change at any time. Beginners wear gray and hoodies while members wear black. Students are not allowed to wear: hats, head-bands, ear muffs, gloves and may only wear one stud earring type. Sagging and hanging jewelry is not allowed. Black and brown Shoes should have no more than an inch heel and must be properly worn and tied. Any different form of shoe or dress is not acceptable.
Family dynamics are intensely integrated in the school