Office of Schools

Welcome to the Office of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Gaylord! In our 16 Catholic schools, we strive to help students develop a lifelong love of learning and a firm foundation in the faith. We are grateful that your family is considering a Catholic education, and we are here to help you explore this wonderful opportunity.  

The top reasons for choosing a Catholic school often include the ongoing faith formation and access to the sacraments; the personalized learning experience and strong curriculum; and the warm, family-like atmosphere found in our schools. All of these are excellent considerations — our passion truly is investing in students academically, through athletics and extra-curricular programs, and most importantly, in their relationship with Jesus Christ.

We invite you to continue exploring what a Catholic education can offer for your child, and we look forward to walking alongside you in this journey.

About Our Schools


The Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Gaylord, inspired by the life of Jesus Christ and rooted in the Catholic faith, foster Christian discipleship, academic excellence, self-responsibility and service to others.

At a Glance

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Curriculum & Assessment

The curriculum in the Diocese of Gaylord upholds Catholic teaching and fosters academic excellence in our students, designed to educate the whole student: mind, body and spirit. For detailed information regarding the curriculum used in the diocese, click to explore curriculum.

Academic assessment is critical in gaining a balanced view of student growth. This includes each student's daily work, performance on a variety of classroom assessments, and the observations and insights of their teachers. These assessments guide both teaching and learning, while maintaining that important decisions about students and his/her education are never made on the basis of a single assessment. To learn about the common assessment tools that are utilized by all of our schools, click to learn more.

An Affordable Investment

We firmly believe that the opportunity to receive a Catholic education should be available to all; affordable tuition is a key priority in our Catholic Schools. Thanks to generous scholarship programs, a Catholic education is within reach and attainable for nearly all families. These scholarship opportunities are available from each of our Catholic Schools and their associated parishes. 

To learn more about the tuition costs and scholarships that are available, please connect with the Catholic School in your area or our diocesan Office of Catholic Schools at 989-705-3509 /

News, Events, and Resources 

News & Events
Each year, the Office of Catholic Schools hosts events for our families and students to grow together and celebrate Catholic education. Click to learn more about the Annual Diocesan Catechism Bee, Catholic Schools Week, or for the most recent statements, news and events shared by the Office of Catholic Schools.

Praying for our Schools
Join in praying for our students, teachers, and schools with these special prayer intentions.  

To learn more about the policies in place in our Catholic Schools, click here.  

Find a School

There are 14 schools throughout the Diocese of Gaylord; click to find a Catholic School near you. If you are curious about visiting one of our schools, please contact our diocesan Office of Catholic Schools at 989-705-3509 or and we would be happy to help you set up a visit.


Superintendent of Catholic Schools