Catholic Schools Week 2018

St. Edmund Elementary School

Preparing Students to Confidently Greet the Future

The instructional program of St. Edmund Elementary School, Sheepshead Bay, is designed to develop in students the skills that will empower them to achieve success in high school, college and their future careers. The Science STEM Lab, along with its Lab Learners instructional program, provides students from nursery to grade eight with hands-on learning experiences in biology, physics and chemistry while employing math, engineering and technology concepts.

This academic year, students on all grade levels are participating in a weekly Genius Hour, working cooperatively and creatively on our school-wide interdisciplinary project, “New York, New York.” They will explore historical, economic, cultural, demographic, religious, educational, environmental and architectural aspects of New York City. The school’s Nerd Herd, a FIRST Lego League Robotics Team, competed in this year’s hydroelectric challenge and has begun preparing for next year’s inter-orbital space challenge.

St. Edmund Elementary School shares a unique and collaborative relationship with St. Edmund Preparatory High School. Eighth graders are offered the opportunity to enroll in ninth-grade Regents math and science classes. Spanish instruction prepares students for a workplace that is global in nature. Junior High Aquinas Enrichment, robotics, band, choir and student council cultivate students’ technological, academic, creative and leadership talents and abilities.

The school offers an early arrival program starting at 7 a.m., and an after school program through 6 p.m. The after-school program provides homework assistance. Students are also invited to participate in after school art club, math club, speech and debate, dance club and junior robotics.

The distinctive architectural style of the school building, which houses St. Edmund Church, creates a charming and peaceful environment that enhances the spirituality that is integral to all school programs and activities.

At St. Edmund Elementary School, the goal is to nurture each student’s spiritual, social, emotional and academic development in a caring and intellectually stimulating learning environment.

Join the vibrant community that is St. Edmund Elementary School.

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