St. Patrick School of Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
St. Patrick School of Santo Domingo, an American type English school, was founded on March 17th, 2005 located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. One of our main objectives is to support and reinforce the guidelines of the education system in the Dominican Republic and to provide through an American Curriculum, the education necessary to succeed in all areas of development. We focus in providing an integral, modern education for students starting in Preschool all the way through High School.
In 2007, motivated by the need to continue to promote the strong principles that are an intricate part of our educational beliefs, we decided to adopt the Catholic identity and include in our curriculum, specific subjects as well as special activities to promote the highest human values that frame our identity as a school: Integrity, Loyalty and Commitment. The school fulfills the standards of the North American Curriculum, supported by the Common Core Standards and it follows the official programs, academic calendar and requirements of the Ministry of Education in the Dominican Republic.
The commitment to offer excellence in education granted us the accreditation by the “Accrediting Commission International (ACI)” and the membership to the “International Schools Association (ISA)”; . Both international organizations certify our school as an educational institution with high standards. We also have the permissions and recognitions required by the Dominican Ministry of Education to operate as a private school.
In the year 2014 the school underwent the renewal of its mission and vision statements taking into consideration our community to offer an innovative cultural and academic program based on offering 21st century skills. New values were introduced as well that clearly defines a new mission of “ Forging enterprising leaders”. With this new mission the school also adopted The Leader in Me Program based on Franklyn Covey’s book, “ 7 Habits of Highly effective People”.
To be recognized as the leading educational institution through our commitment to academic excellence, society and the holistic development of our student.
We are an educational community forging enterprising leaders through an innovative and international program, incorporating holistic development of our students and respect for diversity, while honoring one's identity.