Academic Excellence

Driven by a mission that seeks to develop the whole person - spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.

Saint Viator High School is committed to:

  • A rigorous educational program in each discipline, using a liberal arts approach
  • Creating an environment that fosters the growth of the individual, challenging students to develop their relationship with God
  • Forming strong relationships among students and faculty, the hallmark of Viatorian education

Educating each student

  • Saint Viator admits students of all ability levels, from students with mild learning disabilities to exceptional learners.
  • Students with diagnosed learning differences will find help in the Scott R. Scanlan Learning Center, a resource room staffed with special education teachers who help students succeed in the college preparatory environment.
  • The Querbes Scholars Program allows highly motivated students of exceptional academic promise and imbued with a faith-based concern for others less talented and less favored to enrich their years at Saint Viator High School through activities that foster personal growth, intellectual independence and faith enrichment.
  • Honors courses are for students with a high aptitude in the subject who are willing to meet the challenge demanded by higher-level thinking skills. These courses move at a faster pace and students do more independent work, including coursework over the summer.
  • The Reverend Mark R. Francis, C.S.V. International Program provides a supportive environment that focuses on a student's needs, and enables him or her to develop the cultural understanding and performance skills necessary to function appropriately and successfully in both academic and social situations.
  • All classes are college preparatory, empowering all students to become lifelong learners making sound choices in a changing world.

ACT Test Scores

  • Our students’ average ACT composite scores are close to 6 points higher than state and national averages.The top 25 percent of the Class of 2015 averaged a composite score of 31.8.
  • 50 percent of the class averaged a composite score range of 24-30.
  • The lowest 25 percent of the class averaged a composite score of 20.3.

Advanced Placement Test Results

  • 16 Advanced Placement courses offered in biology, calculus, chemistry, English, history, Italian, physics and Spanish.
  • In 2015, Saint Viator High School students earned college credit on 77% of the tests they took.
  • 77% of our AP students scored a 3 or higher.
  • 55% of the students enrolled as a junior or senior took at least one AP class during the 2014-2015 school year.

Access to Technology

  • Saint Viator is a Wi-Fi campus with access points accessible throughout the campus.
  • Classrooms are equipped with computers, LCD technology and SMARTboards and interactive whiteboards.
  • One wireless computer lab, two computer labs, Modern World Language lab, Writing Lab and Math Lab give students access to the resources they need to succeed academically.
  • Students and faculty use iPad technology to enhance classroom activities.