Saint Raphael School is Learning, Serving, Leading, and Succeeding

 

Early Childhood - 3 and 4 year old Preschool Programs

  • Based on The Creative Curriculum, the educational philosophy that emphasizes social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and linguistic development to enhance the whole child.
  • Promotes school readiness for kindergarten and beyond by nurturing the ability to:

     * develop good relationships with peers

     * concentrate on and persist at challenging tasks

     * communicate frustrations, anger, and joy effectively

     * listen to instructions and be attentive

     * achieve gross and fine motor control

     * learn and problem solve

     * think and represent logically and symbolically

     * listen, speak, gain knowledge of alphabet, and write letters and words       

  • Enrollment - age 3 by December 31st/fully potty trained
  • Resource Team to provide academic support and student success plan
  • Full time school nurse and school counselor
  • Safe, nurturing, and loving environment
  • 2, 3, or 5 days
  • 7:45 a.m. - 2:10 p.m - full school day
  • Before School Child Care drop off begins at 7:00 a.m.
  • After School Child Care until 6:00 p.m
  • School uniforms
  • Hot lunch program
  • Secure play area/indoor and outdoor activities/field trips
  • Specials: Spanish, technology, music, library, physical education
  • Community service projects/5th grade “Buddies”

 

Elementary: Kindergarten through Grade 5

  • Resource Team to provide academic support and student success plan 
  • Full time nurse and school counselor
  • Specials: art, Spanish, library, physical education, Technology
  • After school enrichment programs/homework club
  • Before School Child Care drop off begins at 7:00 a.m.
  • After School Child Care until 6:00 p.m.
  • Leadership opportunities: “Buddy” program, service projects
  • Celebration events with family and friends

Student Goals:

  • Show ability to adjust to new situations
  • Demonstrate appropriate trust in adults
  • Demonstrate self-direction and independence
  • Respect and care for classroom environment and materials
  • Share and respect the rights of others
  • Understand classroom rules and routines
  • Approach problems with persistence and understanding
  • Explores cause and effects/apply knowledge to new context
  • Learn to read, then read to learn

 

Middle School: Grades 6, 7, 8

  • Rigorous high school readiness program of study, with focus on anchor standards in speaking, listening, and writing across all subject areas
  • Growth mindset philosophy:  Ability to grow by putting forth effort while encouraging others
  • Gospel values focus/weekly Mass
  • Resource Team to provide academic support and student success plan
  • Full time nurse and school counselor
  • Technology integration in the classroom through 1:1 device program
  • 8th Grade Algebra I for all who qualify/2 weeks summer program
  • Full time Spanish
  • Specials: art twice weekly, physical education, STEM
  • Student leadership opportunities: mentorships, student council, weekly Mass participation, and service projects
  • Host and celebrate events with family and friends
  • After school enrichment programs/sports
  • After school care/homework club
  • 8th Grade Graduation