St. Monica Catholic School offers a Classical Liberal Arts education, which nurtures a love of learning that will last a lifetime! Our curriculum focuses on inspiring students to read more, think about what they read, and communicate effectively about it.
Our educators prepare students for their future through critical thinking, analysis, and creative expression, giving them lifelong learning skills. We serve PreK through 8th grade with specialists in music, Latin, Spanish, art; integrated history, literature, and language arts; robust mathematics, and experimentation in our science classes.
“As an educator, I entrust my children’s education to St. Monica’s teachers. They have proven repeatedly to go above and beyond to ensure that my children all have very differentiated, specialized, and individual paths in their education journey.” St. Monica Parent
Grammar, Phonics & Classic Literature
Applying the Slingerland Method to help with reading fluency, word decoding, reading comprehension, basic writing skills, phonemic awareness, handwriting, word recognition, and oral language skills. Reading “Great Books,” which are classic stories that are virtuous in nature and have stood the test of time.
Scientific Inquiry & Experimentation
Emphasizing the “why” of science with hands-on experimentation so our students can maximize their knowledge and take delight in the beauty and wonder of nature.
Latin & Spanish Languages
Learning Latin builds a strong foundation for all modern languages, including English and Spanish. Students who study Latin often score well on the SAT and excel in the Sciences. Spanish is taught beginning in Kindergarten.
Challenging every student with a superior and proven math curriculum, Saxon Math, using our Walk-to-Math program. Math is taught at the same time to allow for movement to the level they are ready for in all grades, PreK through 8th.
Lifelong Learning Skills
Providing every child with the tools of learning, thinking, and communicating…which results in a competent and well-trained mind, can accomplish great works, serve, influence, and lead.
Virtue Based Education
Building character in every child through the study and development of wisdom and virtue may grow fully and with integrity.
Critical Thinking & Analysis
Engaging the natural stages of a child’s development and their desire to learn. Encouraging them to rigorously learn fundamental facts and truths, ask questions, think deeply and critically, and effectively communicate what they discover.
Exploring human beings’ best accomplishments throughout history by integrating History, Literature, Philosophy, and Religion. Each class year studies history from Egyptian, Greek, Rome, Medieval, Modern, and everything in between.
Small Class Sizes
The low student-teacher ratio enables our teachers to provide one-to-one access to all our students.
Before & After School Care
A supervised and safe place for students to bridge the transition from home to school when parents need to get to work earlier than the start of school; and/or school to home when parents need to pick up their children later than the school dismissal time.
A balanced approach between Catholic Liberal Arts and the use of current technology to enhance instruction. Technology Philosophy
To promote a Catholic learning environment for the growth of the whole child through a rigorous integrated curriculum.
We will emphasize the rich tradition of a Liberal Arts education by using time-tested methodologies inspired by the Church’s history, culture, and thought.
Through compassion, prayer, and service to God and neighbor, our students will model Christian virtue, communicate and think logically, contribute to the common good, and pursue truth.
St. Monica Catholic School collaborates with parents in educating and developing the whole child, so they may maximize their human potential, fulfill their God-given purpose, and flourish in a Christ-centered and rigorous academic environment.