Mission Statement

St. Helen School is a preschool through eighth grade school in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.  Our mission is to provide a structured, nurturing environment that allows each student to grow spiritually, academically, and emotionally.  As educators, we accept the challenge of our ministry to model Catholic morals, values, and traditions.  Our focus on faith formation and academic excellence prepares the students to be life-long learners who will work to better the world through on-going service. (May 2013)

Belief Statements

Following the Catholic educational tradition, St. Helen School…

  • believes the foundation of our school is based on faith formation

  • believes the involvement of our school families, parish, and community at large is a vital component to each child’s spiritual growth

  • believes that providing children service opportunities is essential to developing life-long Christian values

  • believes that cultural diversity is central to student learning and will increase our  students’ understanding and acceptance of different cultures

  • believes that each student is unique and capable of learning (May 2013)

Updated: January 4, 2019

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About St. Helen School

Since its opening in 1954, St. Helen School strives to promote the spiritual and intellectual development of every student.  First in the State of Ohio to be certified as a Virtue Based Restorative Discipline School, students are educated in the Catholic Faith, prepared for the sacraments, and attend weekly Mass. St. Helen, located in Riverside, Ohio, is a community that celebrates diversity and welcomes families from areas including BeavercreekDaytonFairbornHuber HeightsRiverside, and military families from Wright Patterson Air Force Base.