Elementary

 
St. Greg's has a well structured, faith based, and rigorous academic elementary program. Our curriculum is aligned PK-8. Small class sizes allow for differentiated instruction and the ability for staff to focus on students' individual gifts and talents. Parents play a vital role in our school and are present on campus daily. 
 
Faith based curriculum
  • students prepare for sacraments with classmates and in collaboration with parish priests and family faith formation
  • Diocese standards based religion curriculum with a strong focus on developing a relationship with God through daily prayer
  • celebration of the liturgical season throughout the year
  • prayer partner program
  • students in grade 4 attend advent and lenten retreats
  • mass tours
  • students attend weekly mass and participate in the liturgy at least 1x a year
 
Rigorous Academic Program
  • curriculum is fully aligned with NYS standards
  • instruction is based upon STREAM principles
  • technology integration to meet all learning needs
  • ELA and math screening 3x a year
  • project based learning
  • strong focus on 21st century skills of creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking
 
Structured Learning Environment
  • rule of 5 adopted throughout school community PK-8
  • students are taught to be inclusive 
  • students wear a school uniform and follow the dress code
  • respect and manners are reinforced through holding doors and standing when the principal enters the classroom
 
Strong Community
  • parent volunteers are present on campus daily
  • room parents plan festive holiday celebrations throughout the year
  • students participate in team building
  • Parish priests greet students in the morning at arrival
  • strong collaboration between administration and faculty
  • Home School Association supports school programs through fundraising efforts yearly