St. Gabriel's students are empowered to make thoughtful decisions and care for others.
The hallmarks of the primary grades include understanding the printed word, expressing ideas and feelings in writing and in person, and developing a basic quantitative sense with an ability to use numbers easily and accurately.
Middle School challenges students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills, which reside as the core focus of content area classes. Students learn to communicate effectively, both orally and in the written word.
St. Gabriel's Catholic School integrates the teaching of emotional intelligence into daily life through Social Emotional Learning (SEL), which is fundamental to a child's social and emotional development, ethical development, citizenship, motivation to achieve, success and happiness.
"SEL is a process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set, achieve, and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions." (www.casel.org)
All of our decisions, bot curricula and non-curricular, are made through the lens of our Catholic identity as it flows through SEL practice.
St. Gabriel's Catholic School developer each child's potential through the process of differentiated learning, where teachers use a variety of instructional strategies based on student readiness levels, interests and preferred mode of learning. Differentiation is achieved through workshop models in Language Arts and Math, as well as through Project-Based Learning and STEAM practices infused throughout all areas of curriculum.
Fosters scholastic achievement through a challenging and enriched curriculum in language arts, social studies, foreign language, math, history, geography, science, religion, music, fine and performing arts, and physical education.
Provides a full-time counselor to meet the social and emotional needs of all children and families, as well as a full-time registered nurse to oversee the health and wellness policies and programs that ensure a healthy school environment.
Offering writing emphasized across the curriculum, which teaches children to use a higher level of thinking across subjects that challenges students to analyze and process what they read through writing.
Schools within the Diocese of Austin do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in: (i) the admission of students; (ii) the offerings of rights, privileges, programs, or activities generally made available to their students; or (iii) the administration of educational policies, admissions policies, loan programs, athletic programs, employment practices or policies, or other school-administered programs.