Elementary (1st – 4th Grade)
Ss. Peter and Paul School provides cross grading (ability grouping at the present level of achievement) in both Reading and Mathematics.
Students in grades PK4 – 6 will take conversational Spanish one day/week. They receive weekly instruction in art, physical education, music, library, and technology.
Enrichment occurs by means of assemblies, plays, field trips and musical programs. Remediation is offered during regular class time and at scheduled times in the Learning Center.
Computer education is emphasized as a part of the daily curriculum and taught as a separate subject in the computer lab which contains 26 computers and a server. Each classroom has 1-2 computers. There is Internet access throughout the school including wireless access points and students are always supervised when using the Internet. The classrooms throughout the school have interactive whiteboard technologies.
Religion class provides the students with opportunities to become people of faith, witnesses of the gospel, proclaimers of the message, sharers in the fellowship of the Spirit, and servants of the community. Each class attends liturgy once a week during the school year on most Wednesdays at 8:00 am. On holy days and other special events, the day of the week that the students attend Mass may change.
- Daily prayer includes morning and afternoon prayers as part of each school day’s opening and closing exercises.
- Once a month, a full school prayer service, conducted by designated classes, is held. Parents are very welcome to attend these paraliturgies prepared by individual grade levels.
- Our 2nd grade students prepare for and receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
- The 3rd grade students prepare for and receive their First Holy Eucharist.