Curriculum

Saint Jerome School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and has received the highest ranking possible in children’s safety and security. Faculty members are certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Early Childhood Program

Saint Jerome School has full- and half-day preschool programs for children three and four years old, and all-day kindergarten for five year olds.

Three-year old program (K0) and Pre-Kindergarten (K1)

School hours for K0 and K1 will be either full day (8:05 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.) or half-day (8:05 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

To enter our K0 (Three-year old) program,
a child must be 3 years old before September 1.

To enter our K1 (Pre-Kindergarten) program,
a child must be 4 years old before September 1.

For more information on enrolling a child, visit the admissions section of this site.

Kindergarten (K2)

School hours for Kindergarten are 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

To enter our K2 (Kindergarten) program,
a child must be 5 years old before September 1.

For more information on enrolling a child, visit the Admissions section of this site.

Curriculum

Religious Development
Social and Emotional Growth
Learning Habits
Developmental Readiness
Mathematics Readiness
Reading Readiness

For a more in-depth look our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten curriculum throughout the year, review our curriculum maps for K1 and K2 by clicking on a link below.

Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum Map (K1)

Kindergarten Curriculum Map (K2)

Elementary School - Grades 1-5

Elementary — Grades 1-5

Our school year runs from early September through late June.
Elementary school hours are 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Elementary Curriculum - Grades 1-5

Religion
Language Arts: reading, spelling, phonics, grammar, vocabulary, writing and composition, handwriting
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Spanish
Study Skills

For a more in-depth look our elementary curriculum throughout the year, review our curriculum maps for Grades 1-5 by clicking on the link below.

Grade 1 Curriculum Map

Grade 2 Curriculum Map

Grade 3 Curriculum Map

Grade 4 Curriculum Map

Grade 5 Curriculum Map

 

Middle School - Grades 6-8

With healthy enrollment in grades 6 through 8, Saint Jerome School provides a rigorous middle school experience enriched by computer programming classes and Latin, and enhanced with many social and athletic offerings.

Middle School — Grades 6-8

Our school year runs from early September through late June.
Middle school hours are 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Middle School Curriculum - Grades 6-8

  1. Religion
    English
    Literature
    Mathematics
    Science
    Social studies
    Study skills
  2. Spanish
  3. Latin
  4. Computer programming languages

For a more in-depth look at our middle school curriculum throughout the year, review our curriculum maps for Grades 6-8 by clicking on the link below.

Grade 6 Curriculum Map

Grade 7 Curriculum Map

Grade 8 Curriculum Map

General Information

Languages

Saint Jerome School is the only Catholic school in the area to offer 11 years of foreign language instruction in preparation for high school.

Spanish language is offered for Prekindergarten through Grade 8. Italian Cultural Enrichment is offered for Grade 5. Latin is offered to Middle School students. Computer programming languages are offered to Middle School students.

Technology

Enjoying a long tradition of preparing students for future success, Saint Jerome School blends traditional teaching methods with current best practices and enhances the curriculum with cutting-edge technological tools.  Every classroom has a SMART board, every teacher and all seventh and eighth graders are equipped with an iPad, and every student receives technology lessons in a fully-equipped computer lab. Grades 6, 7 and 8 are also exposed to computer programming languages.

Extracurricular activities

  1. Jesus' light shines through the young writers, robotics programmers, musicians, scientists, thespians, mathemeticians, athletes, peer mentors, and environmentalists who share the halls of Saint Jerome School.
  2. Saint Jerome school is proud to offer:
    Art
  3. Band
  4. Choir
    Drama Club
  5. Environmental Club (ELF)
    First Lego League Robotics
    Lego Club
  6. Music
    Peer mentoring
  7. Rosary Club
    Running club
  8. Scouts - Boys and Girls
  9. Sewing and Quilting Club
  10. Sports - South Shore Parochial Schools League Basketball - Boys and Girls
  11. Student Government
  12. Tutoring
  13. Yearbook

Instrument lessons (strings, wind, brass, and percussion) and band ensemble are offered as an optional, during-school activity for students in Grades 2-8.

 

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Early childhood K0, K1, and K2

Elementary School: Grades 1-5

Middle School: Grades 6-8


Languages


Technology

Extracurricular Activities

 

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