St. Raphael Catholic School adheres to the Standards and Benchmarks developed by the Diocese of St. Petersburg Office of Catholic Schools.  Please go to the following website to view the standards.


Beginning with the 2012 - 2013 school year we will be moving towards using the Common Core Standards.  The Common Core Standards have been adopted by 45 states and will be used to provide a foundation that teachers can use to give their students what they need to be successful in the world.

For more information view the Common Core website at