Academics

Academic Program

The academic program of St. Benedict School is designed to best meet the needs of each student.  Religion is included daily.  The instruction of our faith, involvement in the liturgy, paraliturgical celebrations, and sacramental preparation are important parts of our program.  Students at St. Benedict School also study English language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, art, music, library skills, physical education, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and computers.

Primary Team:  Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 2

Intermediate Team:  Grades 3-5

Middle School Team:  Grades 6-8 

 National Junior Honor Society

St. Benedict School has a membership with the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS).  Grade 8 students may apply to become a member of St. Benedict’s NJHS at the beginning of the school year.  An advisory committee reviews each application and selects the new inductees.  New members will be inducted into the NJHS based on scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship.  An induction ceremony takes place in October.

Liturgy

Students attend the Thursday, 8:15 a.m.

Sacramental Preparation

The religious education office and the school work together to prepare parents and their children for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist.  Preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation is in grade 2.  Grade 3 focuses on preparation for the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist.