Our elementary students experience hands-on learning in a nurturing environment. Through daily interaction with technology and classroom manipulatives, students grow and learn. Students develop strong peer relationships through inquiry based learning and collaborative work. With a variety of unique activities, students develop responsibility and independence in a positive learning environment which fosters creativity, exploration, confidence and pride.
-Physical education 2 days per week
-Music education 2 days per week
-Art education 1 day per week
-Library visit 1 day per week
-Computer education 1 day per week
-Spanish 2 days per week (starting in 2nd grade)
-Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for 1st grade
-Cursive handwriting taught starting in 2nd grade
-Accelerated Reader program
-Participates in school-wide service projects throughout the year
-1:1 access of iPads and Chromebooks
SJA offers free after school homework help 3 days a week.
Before and after school extended day is available.
Student Support Services
K-8th grade students have the following support and services available to them through our ASP (Auxiliary Support Personnel).
-Reading and Math Intervention
-Speech and Language Services