Our day begins and ends with prayer. We strive to create a faith-filled environment that fosters a strong sense of community, high academic standards, discipline and order with a committed and collegial faculty and exceptional parental interest and involvement. New York State Common Core standards are incorporated throughout the curriculum. All students enjoy music, art, physical education, computer, and library time. Enrichment Spanish is offered from Pre-K 4 & Kindergarten to Grade 5. Students in Grades 6 through 8 take Spanish 4 days a week. Interactive white boards and document cameras are used in all classrooms promoting interactive instruction. In addition, Chromebooks & I Pad instruction enhances students learning in various grades. Remedial Reading and Remedial Math Programs are offered. Students in need of special education or Resource Room services receive these services through the Alden Central School District. St. John’s participates in the Federal Hot Lunch Program providing a nutritious, delicious hot lunch for our students. Students have the opportunity to participate in extra curricular activities, clubs and sports. The After School Care Program runs Monday-Friday when school is in session for children in Pre-K 4 – Grade 6 until 5:30 p.m. Busing is available in Kindergarten - Grade 8 through the local school district for students living within a 15 mile radius of the school.
Register early for the 2017-2018 academic year. If you would like to arrange a tour of the school or would like more information, please contact the school office at 937-9483 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit our website at www.stjohnsalden.com.