Academic Standards

Spiritus Sanctus Academies use the Iowa Basic Skills test to ensure the schools are meeting the highest possible academic standards.

The scores derived from the Iowa Basic Skills test are used internally to identify strengths and weaknesses in the curriculum and individual students. The test results show that students at SSA consistently score in the top 75 to 91 percentile nationally.

Graduates of Spiritus Sanctus Academy shall have:

  • A well-grounded knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith
  • A strong academic background that will enable them to take full advantage of all educational opportunities
  • A strong communication skills enabling them to interact meaningfully and effectively with others in and beyond their community
  • An understanding of their place in the world and their individual missions as followers of Christ