At St. John the Apostle we believe children learn best when they challenge themselves with their imaginations, through positive interaction with other children in a stimulating environment. We promote creative thinking, problem-solving and the love of learning. The curriculum follows guidelines adopted by the Archdiocese of Newark.
Elementary School Overview
As Catholic educators, Saint John the Apostle School cares for our students’ spiritual, emotional, and academic growth. The Elementary School curriculum at our school enables students to achieve a love of learning with a firm foundation in good study habits. Choose To Be Nice virtues begin with First Friday Mass. Virtues are highlighted and practiced each month with a variety of classroom activities. Technology is integrated into all content areas with addtional scheduled class time in our computer lab. Our nurturing environment allows students to freely explore their interests with morning meetings, class presentations, concert performances, computer skills, MakerSpace, STEM projects, Science labs, Art, Music, and Health. Our teachers focus on organization while building self-esteem and confidence to be successful in middle school.