Families choose Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy for their children because of the academy’s high academic standards and exceptional values.
The Gravesend-based school stresses the value of self-discipline and commitment, and also encourages family input and involvement. This kind of partnership results in both higher attendance rates and achievement.
Bringing Out the Best in Students
Our Lady of Grace students score significantly above the national averages on standardized testing. These test scores, along with classwork and projects, reflect students’ discipline, motivation, responsibility and creativity.
The academy’s teachers are qualified professionals committed to bringing out the best in their students as they grow in their own knowledge, skills, and values. They are role models who share their faith, their talents and their time with the entire academy community.
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy supports each student in the challenges of being a better person in tomorrow’s world. The academy also encourage participation, both in class and in other activities, by all students.
Students are taught to understand that each person is unique and valuable, and the academy strives to create a special bond among students, the home, the school and the church – so that all share the strong sense of community that is unique to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy. A vital aspect of this community is mutual respect among students, faculty and administration. This generates an atmosphere of care and concern.
Students explore their faith through classes and activities in Scripture, the Church and morality. While not all students who come to Catholic schools are Catholic, all members of the school community share experiences of faith and values.
In addition to a strong academic program and challenging all students to achieve their personal best, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy adds the significant plus of religious, moral and spiritual development.