Catholic Schools Office Diocese of Baton Rouge
STATEMENT OF POLICY:
The Catholic Schools Office serves the community by supporting schools as they strengthen Catholic identity, pursue academic excellence, develop the whole child, and create caring communities rooted in Gospel values through positive communication, promotion of effective curriculum and instruction, responsible coordination of resources, and acknowledgement of outstanding service and accomplishment.
The schools of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its schools. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
Additionally, in compliance with Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, no person in the schools of the Diocese shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity except as permitted under said Title IX.
Finally, the schools of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have adopted and will implement the imperatives of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act as amended, and will inform parents and students of their rights under this amendment to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Mission and Vision Statement
Embrace the Future!