School Commission


The purpose of the Commission is to serve as a consultative body to advise and support the Principal of St. Monica Catholic School and Pastor of St. Monica Parish on matters pertaining to St. Monica Catholic School. The Commission’s responsibilities, in cooperation with the Principal and the Pastor, include without limitation, the following:

  1. Recommending a mission statement for the School grounded in the Catholic faith tradition;
  2. Advising on policy decisions affecting St. Monica Catholic School;
  3. Setting long range goals for St. Monica Catholic School;
  4. Developing a plan to finance the School including but not limited to setting tuition structures, financial development and fund-raising;
  5. Evaluating the School’s goals and plans;
  6. Acting as a liaison between and among parishioners, parents, and the School;
  7. Reviewing the proposed annual school budget with particular attention to evaluating the effectiveness of the budget of the preceding year together with demonstrated needs, and making a final budget recommendation to the Pastor and the Principal which will include but not be limited to recommendations on tuition and registration fees;
  8. Advising upon such other matters as may be brought to the attention of the Commission by the Pastor, Principal, parishioners or parents;
  9. Participating in Catholic Schools Week and the Annual St. Monica Phone-a-thon; and
  10. Attending Commission Meetings on a regular basis.
Self Nomination Form