Our Elementary School builds a foundation of learning to ensure success at the Middle School and beyond. A variety of instructional methods are used to meet the needs of all our students. Students are provided with opportunities to learn and explore outside of the classroom environment through field trips and speakers.
Professional, certified teachers provide a rigorous curriculum which includes mathematics, science, religion, social studies, language arts, Spanish, music, and physical education. Differentiated classroom instruction provides the support needed to succeed.
At St. Anthony Catholic School, our Catholic faith is lived throughout the school day, through participation in the Mass and in the Catholic observances of Reconciliation, Feast Days, and Holy Days of Obligation. First Reconciliation and the Sacrament of First Communion is offered in 2nd grade following sacramental preparation for our Roman Catholic students. We acknowledge, accept, and respect students of all faiths at St. Anthony Catholic School and welcome the rich diversity it brings to our community.
Beginning in Pre-K3, our dedicated Spanish teacher introduces students to the Spanish language with music and dance. Spanish is also used throughout the KRP day to acquaint the young students with oral Spanish. Vocabulary and conversational Spanish is introduced in 1st grade to prepare the students for more challenging language instruction from 3rd to 5th grade.
Technology instruction is an important component of the St. Anthony curriculum. Students learn the basics such as keyboarding and word processing then move into project-based learning. Classroom teachers collaborate with the technology instructor to incorporate technology into the curriculum so that real-life connections are made.
Music instruction incorporates the Core Knowledge Curriculum. Students are introduced to noted composers, elements of music, keyboards, and traditional songs in a fun, engaging manner. Starting in 2nd grade, students may participate in our award-winning school choir led by music teacher and choir director, Jeanine Hem.