Curriculum

“An education in the fullness of humanity should be the defining feature of Catholic Schools” – Pope Francis

 

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy has a challenging academic Common Core-aligned curriculum ranging Pre-K 3 through to 8th grade.

St. Joseph the Worker provides students with rich religious formation throughout the academic year. In conjunction with instilling and upholding catholic values, SJWCA’s faculty offers instruction in English Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics Algebra I Regent prep, Science, Art, Music, Physical Education and Health. Our dedicated staff  creates a safe and encouraging environment that challenges bright minds to explore their interests and discover the best in themselves, their classmates, and the world.

 

Academic Supports:

SETTS teachers 

Occupational Therapist 

Speech Therapist 

Title 1 funded Math and Reading services 

 

 

Program Highlights: 

Smart Boards in all classrooms 

Computer instruction for all grades including the Pre-K

Modern facilities: Computer Lab, Science Lab, Library, Gymnasium, Auditorium, Cafeteria, Music Room and Art  Room.        

    

Spanish language classes starting in grade 1

Participates in the Catholic Telemedia Network, Learn 360, Espresso and the Mathletics academic enrichment programs

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy has been accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, which is a division of AdvancED. Our charter has been approved by the New York State Board of Regents.

We are aligned with the following parishes: Holy Name of Jesus, Immaculate Heart of Mary, St. Mary Star of the Sea, Our Lady of Czestochowa-St Casimir, and St. John the Evangelist-St. Rocco. The Academy is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and is governed by a Board of Directors.

 

Honor Students: Students can apply to  become members of our Junior National Honor Society.  Students in grade 6, 7 and 8 would need to have a 90 average for all core subjects and be a part of service projects.

Integrated Algebra class is offered to students in grade 8 with an average above 90.

Early Childhood Program
Our Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 classes offer a wonderful place for children to begin their education. With both a full day or half day option available, children are introduced to attending school in a warm, loving and secure manner.