Mission & Vision
The mission of John XXIII Educational Center is 1) to prepare students to graduate from high school with the skills needed for success in the workforce and higher education; 2) to strengthen the family to create a supportive home environment.
1) To empower students to grow personally, socially, morally, and academically so that they can graduate from high school and be prepared to thrive in their educational journey as life-long learners in society; 2) to strengthen the families of the students in creating a supportive home environment with positive parental strategies and relationships that are critical for their success as parents and as a long-range social investment for their children now and in their future as parents.
All students in grades 6-12 are welcomed to our program, regardless of race, religion or background.
John XXIII Educational Center
John XXIII Educational Center opened its doors in the Fall of 2009 and is now in its eleventh year of existence. John XXIII's mission is to prepare students to graduate from high school with the skills needed for success in the workforce and in higher education. Our high school graduates have reached a milestone in their life-long educational journey that gives them a beacon of hope and a path to a successful future. Since 2011, we have had 115 seniors; 110 of the seniors graduated from high school in four years.
Thank you to the staff of John XXIII Educational Center for all their hard work and dedication to our mission. We are grateful to have such passionate staff members. Click here to learn more about the dedicated people behind our mission.
John XXIII Educational Center is a ministry of St. Patrick's Parish, located at 1101 Douglas Ave. Racine, WI 53402. John XXIII Educational Center runs it's after school program out of the school building adjacent to St. Patrick's Parish.
Racine, a city of 78,000 people on the south west shore of Lake Michigan is located 20 miles south of Milwaukee and 70 miles north of Chicago. The John XXIII Educational Center is located in a diverse neighborhood near downtown Racine and within four blocks of Lake Michigan. The ministry and community are part of and located within the St. Patrick’s Parish.