St. Bartholomew Academy is a private Catholic school associated with St. Bartholomew Church. The school follows the…More recommended curricula of the Archdiocese of Newark in all subject areas and meets the New Jersey state curriculum standards.
Grades pre-K through 5 are self-contained classes. The pre-K and kindergarten are full-day programs that include religion, language, math, computer literacy, music, art, health and safety, and physical education. The pre-kindergarten program features a literacy initiative to develop phonological awareness, oral language, letter and word recognition, enhanced vocabulary and reading readiness. Learning centers are used to foster collaborative learning, listening skills, role-playing and sharing.
In grades K through 5, major academic areas are taught by the homeroom teacher. Students receive instruction from subject area specialists once per week in art, music, library science, gym and computer. Students in Grade 5 also receive instruction in a foreign language.
Grades 6 through 8 are departmentalized. Faculty specialists in mathematics, language arts, science and social studies instruct grades 6 through 8. In addition, students receive weekly instruction from subject area specialists once per week in art, music, library science, gym, computer and foreign language.