Bishop Gorman subscribes to the Cardinal Newman Society's Principles of Catholic Identity in Education and is a member of the Catholic Education Honor Roll.
Bishop Gorman Catholic School is a recipient of the Cardinal Newman Society: Catholic Education Honor Roll School for 2020-2025. This honor is only bestowed on those schools distinguishing themselves in the areas of Catholic identity and academic excellence.
Purpose of the Catholic Education Honor Roll
The Catholic Education Honor Roll (CEHR) helps schools strengthen their Catholic identity by evaluating internal policies and practices and recognizing schools committed to the Principles of Catholic Identity in Education.
Principles of Catholic Identity in Education
The Honor Roll criteria conform (since 2017) to the Principles of Catholic Identity in Education, which The Cardinal Newman Society has derived from Church teaching and guidance on elementary and secondary education. They are: Inspired by Divine Mission; Models Christian Communion; Encounters Christ in Prayer, Scripture, and Sacrament; Integrally Forms the Human Person; and Imparts a Christian Understanding of the World.