The students make great strides in learning how to read and the foundational skills. These skills include developing print concepts, phonological awareness, phonics and word recognition, and increasing reading fluency.
In Kindergarten, the student focuses on the concepts and skills for addition and subtraction with a special emphasis on place value. Students should be able to add and subtract within five (5) and use objects to represent two quantities and compare them.
Kindergarten students sing, play, explore, create, document, and share musical ideas and choices while experiencing and exploring the basic elements of music through movement and play with teacher guidance.
The student will learn that God is the creator of the world. They learn that every person is special. The students will learn that God sent us Jesus, His Son, to be our friend and teacher. They will learn that Mary, our Mother, and Joseph raises Jesus. Kindergartners learn the following prayers: The Sign of the Cross, The Our Father, The Hail Mary, Grace and Mass responses.
The early elementary grades have a common theme, focusing on basic concepts of citizenship, geography, and economics. Students sty symbols and figures in American history. The curriculum in kindergarten focuses on being a good citizen.