Elementary Grades 1-5

Elementary Grades 1-5

Departmentalized curriculum in grades 1-8 based on National Common Core standards and integrated with Catholic values and Student Learning Expectations.

  • The integration of technology begins in Kindergarten and continues through eighth grade.  Students use technology in all disciplines.
    • K-2nd – 2:1 iPads
    • 3rd –  1:1 iPads
    • 4th – 1:1 Macbooks
    • 5th-8th  -  1:1 iPads
    • Laptop cart available in Media center
    • Teachers utilize: Apple laptops, Epson interactive projectors with Apple TV, and document cameras
  • Math is organized in heterogeneous groups and utilizes the My Math curriculum from McGraw Hill.  Focus on critical thinking, collaboration, and strategies to develop problem solvers.
    • Part-time teacher assistant daily for support
    • Opportunity for “pull out” with a math resource teacher.
  • Language Arts and Social Studies curricula uses Core Literature as a foundation and focuses on critical thinking, fictional and non-fictional text analysis, development of writing, and reading strategies.
    • Part-time teacher assistant daily for support
  • Science – STEAM initiative developing through use of Stemscopes curriculum. Program incorporates hands-on learning in a student-centered classroom.  Coding and robotics are integrated through the grades.
  • Supplemental classes in students schedule weekly- Music, Art Literacy, Spanish and Physical Education
  • Religion – The elementary school is blessed to have several of the parish priests and lay people serving as our chaplains who support the students through their spiritual journey.  Chaplains also preside over grade school and evening liturgies/prayer services. Religion classes use an ADLA approved text to guide curriculum and the school day begins and ends with prayer.

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