Learn more about the education St. Joan of Arc School provides:
Early Education Curriculum – The PreKindergarten program at St. Joan of Arc School has achieved the highest level of 5 in Maryland EXCELS quality rating. The underlying instructional strategy in early education throughout preschool is the use of organized and free-play activities that are intended to provide opportunities for the child to interact.
Elementary School Curriculum – A variety of strategies and projects are used to teach the academic subjects for our students in grades K through 5th grade. These include: analyzing, writing, memorizing, performing, summarizing, sequencing, interpreting, and critical thinking.
Middle School Curriculum – Students in grades 6th-8th learn in a departmentalized setting taught by teachers who specialize in particular subject areas. A cross-curricula team approach is used in our middle school program.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore Curriculum is designed to prepare students to be Catholic, College and Career Ready. Each course of study fosters students’ Catholic identity, shaping them to be models of Christian living for others. We provide students with a curriculum that is rigorous and rich in various disciplines. By continuing to implement new standards that are challenging, we work to fulfill the promise of quality Catholic education that educates the whole child: mind, body and soul.
Operating under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Baltimore Department of Catholic Schools, St. Joan of Arc School follows the Course of Study developed by this educational entity. This curriculum meets and exceeds the curriculum requirements for the Maryland State Department of Education. The Archdiocese of Baltimore periodically reviews and updates curriculum. Please read the Archdiocesan Statement on Curriculum Revisions that explains the process and the value of these periodic updates.
It’s our ministry as Catholic educators to embody our faith in everything we do. We model and teach children how to form a personal relationship with Jesus and build a foundation for life long learning and discipleship.
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Located in Aberdeen, Maryland, St. Joan of Arc School is a private Catholic school for students in preschool through Eighth grade. To learn more about our school and the admissions process for the upcoming school year, we encourage you to schedule your private tour today.