October 20, 2017

Early Education Overview (K, 1st and 2nd Grades)


KINDERGARTEN, 1st Grade and 2nd Grade

  • Children must be five years old by December 1st to enroll in Kindergarten
  • Class is in session Monday through Friday from 8am to 2pm
    • Dismissal occurs at 2:10 for 1st Grade and 2nd Grade students
  • Each class has a Homeroom Teacher
  • Curriculum includes Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Religion
    • Specialists lead Music, Art, Computer and Gym classes once a week
  • Extracurricular activities include Aerobics, Arts & Crafts Club, Mad Science, St. Stan’s Strings (violin), Chess, Karma Kids Yoga & Games ‘R’ Us (for 2nd Grade only)
  • Recreational activities include recess outdoors every day
  • Parents provide healthy snacks and lunch for their children with the option of participating in the weekly Pretzel Snack or Pizza Lunch
  • Parents and Grandparents are encouraged to volunteer as lunch monitors and class trip chaperones
  • After School Programs are available and include Tap, Ballet, Spanish, Music, Art, Karate and Gymnastics
  • Bus transportation is available for families living in both Brooklyn and Long Island City