SS. Peter and Paul School

Academic Program 

SS. Peter and Paul School is divided into three academic sections: primary, intermediate and junior high.

The primary grades are kindergarten through grade three.  The subjects taught include: religion, mathematics, language arts, phonics, spelling handwriting, social studies, science-health, world language (Spanish), art, music and physical education.  The kindergarten program is more inter-disciplinary in some cases.

The intermediate grades include grades four through six.  The subjects taught include: religion, mathematics, reading/literature, language arts, spelling, handwriting, social studies, science-health, world language (Spanish), art, music and physical education.

The junior high grades include grade seven and eight.  The subjects taught include: religion, mathematics, literature, language arts, history, geography, science-health, world language (Spanish), art, music and physical education. Students in grades seven and eight may be placed in advanced math classes or regular math classes depending on ability. 

The school year is divided into three trimesters. Students receive outcome codes on their report cards in grades K-3. Students are given letter grades in grades 4-8.  Every student in grades 1-8 receives a mid-term progress report.  

Students in grades 5-8 may receive first or second honors based on their academic performance.  Honor roll criteria is detailed in the Parent Handbook.

Some students are given awards and scholarships in grade eight for their academic and personal achievements.

Some students may receive special services and tutoring during school hours if they qualify.

The curriculum for SS. Peter and Paul School is located on the Office of Education, Evangelization and Catechesis website. 

SS. Peter and Paul School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which continually reviews and evaluates the school's academic program. 

 

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