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Principal's Message

Dear Prospective Parent,
Thank you for your interest in Santo Niño Regional Catholic School. If you decide to join our community, I promise that our faculty and staff will do their very best to see that your children are happy, successful, and well-prepared for middle and high school.
The process of choosing a school for your child is a challenging and difficult one, as one of the most important decisions you will ever make for your children will be choosing a school which will provide them with a quality education. As you embark on this process of discernment I hope you will consider Santo Niño. We are the first regional Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. We have an excellent academic program, from our Early Childhood (Pre-K three and four) through Grade Six. It a comprehensive learning curriculum, led by faith-filled caring, professional people who strive to give children a quality education in a Catholic environment. Santo Niño is a Catholic school that is committed to teaching the message of Jesus and the truths of the Catholic faith, while providing the highest level of a challenging academic program.
Our teachers are experienced, credentialed professionals. Their commitment to developing the whole child allows for strong curriculum continuity along with academic and emotional support for each learner.   Our standardized test scores are above average.  In addition to a well-rounded curriculum that includes reading, math, English, spelling, social studies, science, library, P.E., art, music and 21st Century, students are also instructed in the tenets of the Catholic faith. Catholic-Christian morality permeates our school day and is best summarized in our mission statement.  Students attend Mass at school weekly.
Thank you for visiting our Web site. I hope you find the necessary information to make an informed decision about your child’s school. I am confident that after reading about and visiting our school; you will choose Santo Niño and become an active partner in the formal education of your child. Please contact us today to schedule a visit to our campus to learn more about the educational opportunities available to your child at Santo Niño.
Yours In Christ,
Dirk Steffens, Principal