St. Amelia School is a “learning community” where values are developed, friendships grow, and knowledge is attained. The school is firmly established in the community, dedicated to excellence in education since 1955. The mental, physical and spiritual capabilities of the individual are enhanced by the curriculum. St. Amelia School is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents and complies with all its requirements.
Our recently re-designed core curriculum is perfectly aligned to meet and exceed New York State standards, assuring a premier academic experience for your child. Each grade level’s content, essential questions, student skills, resources and types of assessments used to evaluate the students’ skills are clearly articulated in curriculum maps. Gospel values are infused across all areas. Curriculum mapping builds the framework for best practices in teaching and learning.
Religion – Religion is taught in all grades every day. It is our goal to strengthen our identity as a Catholic school so the students will become positive contributors to society and strong witnesses to the Catholic values that they have been taught.
Language Arts – Language arts is taught in all grades through the use of Literature and life experiences. Through our Integrated Language Arts program, all aspects of language arts are present.
Math – In our mathematics curriculum, there is a strong emphasis on concepts and application, as well as computation. Each grade reinforces and extends the skills already introduced. An emphasis on the use of manipulatives is used in the lower grades to help with the learning process.
Science – The science curriculum utilizes the scientific method of instruction and a hands-on approach. Topics within the science curriculum are introduced and expanded upon in order to be age-level appropriate.
Social Studies – The social studies curriculum seeks to prepare our students to identify, understand and to work to solve the problems that face our American nation and the interdependent world within the framework of Catholic values.