Mission Statement & Core Principles

Our Mission
De Smet Jesuit inspires and prepares men for and with others to transform the world ad majorem Dei gloriam.

Core Principles
EMBRACE - We welcome and love a variety of students who can find their passion and pursue their interests here.
INNOVATE - We strive to implement new or significantly improved approaches to learning that stoke a student’s creativity, imagination, and critical thinking.
EMPOWER - We provide students with voice and choice to do great things at DSJ and to prepare for the mission beyond.

Passionately Participating De Smet Jesuit Network
We seek to inspire and energize a robust De Smet Jesuit network of faculty & staff, alumni, alumni parents, current parents and other partners to be “all-in” in their support of De Smet Jesuit.