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SJNCS Welcome to a 21st Century Catholic Education DEVELOPING GLOBAL LEARNERS IN A NURTURING FAITHFILLED ENVIRONMENT


SJNCS is…  A Catholic school, a ministry of St. John Neumann Parish  Made up of families that sacrifice to give their children an education that supports the faith that they share at home  Staff and families that work together to form a Christian community of faith

 Staff committed to continuing in our school the tradition of excellence that Catholic education represents


SJNCS families…  Gather weekly around the table of the Lord  Contribute to the support of the parish  Participate in parish activities and offerings  Commit to a retreat experience within the first 5 years of admission  Participate in ministry


O u r V is ion To provide a childcentered learning environment surrounded by a caring Catholic community, where students will acquire a love for learning that will PREPARE them for their future success.


Our Promise to You

The Saint John Neumann Catholic School graduate upon graduation, will demonstrate and personify these qualities and characteristics‌


SPIRITUALITY  A personal relationship with God  Awareness that God is the source of all

 Awareness that the body is a temple of the Holy Spirit  Develop an understanding of Catholic practice (through sacramental expressions), tradition and values

 Show awareness of God’s love by extending that love to self, family, friends and the community  Respect the dignity of all human beings through charity and service  Possess Christ-like qualities and accepts the gifts of others  Make responsible decisions based on Christian values


ACADEMICS  Have the capacity for critical thinking and reflective problem solving  Have a sense of personal organization including time management, prioritizing and the ability to implement a plan  Use technology creatively and usefully  Master the skills of language and mathematics  Develop mastery of logical skills and critical thinking  Present convincing arguments in written and oral form


LEADERSHIP  Work collaboratively in small and large groups

 Develop strong interpersonal skills to build community  Ability to set short and long term goals  Develop responsibility from participating in extra-curricular activities.

 Demonstrate academic initiative  Demonstrate reliability and responsibility


CHARACTER  Learn to accept constructive criticism and apply it for selfimprovement  Empathetic and especially accepting of diversity  Learn to grow and learn from success and failure  Commitment to healthful nutrition and exercise  Ability to form lasting and respectful relationships with others  Understand and respect the human body and appreciate physical fitness  Show love and respect for the environment  Apply conflict resolution strategies to their daily life  Awareness of those in need  Develop values of discipline, perseverance and courage


O U R F A ITH  Daily Religion class (Core subject)  Daily prayers The Heart of our Curriculum

 Worship  Community Service  Retreats


OUR CURRICULUM

 Emphasis on Catholic values and a strong academic program  Follows the ADOM Office of Catholic Schools Standards  Project-based collaborative learning


To meet children’s individual strengths Enrichment for 2nd– 5th grades Individualized Reading program Workshop for ESE students  Middle school Honors and Prep tracks  S.T.R.E.A.M. infused curriculum Fully certified faculty, many with advanced degrees  Teacher assistants in PK3-5th grade  Leveled math classes


E N R I C HM EN T  Available for 2nd to 5th grade students  Based on teacher recommendation and assessment results  Interdisciplinary real-world, project- based learning

 Critical thinking and inference skills format  Fast paced - Academically challenging  STREAM infused


INDIVIDUALIZED READING PROGRAM

 Grades K-4  Guided reading groups up to 7 students  Identify individual learning targets  Goal to achieve highest student potential in reading and language arts


WORKSHOP  ESE inclusion pull-out program  Available for students with learning exceptionalities  Individualized learning geared to the student’s exceptionalities

 Fee based


S.T.R.E.A.M. 1 st t o 8 th G r a d e s Science | Technology | Religion | Engineering | Arts | Math

 Cross-curricular  Infused in the curriculum  Dedicated Fridays  Project based learning  Practical applications  Promotes crittical Thinking


PK3 –

nd 2

Grade

Student :Teacher ratio  Pk3 – 20 students 10:1 – Teacher and teacher assistant  Pk4 – 25 students 13:1 – Teacher and teacher assistant

 Kindergarten – 30 students 15:1 – Teacher and teacher assistant  1st Grade – 35 students 18:1 – Teacher and teacher assistant  2nd Grade – 35 students 18:1 – Teacher and teacher assistant


SMALL C.C. CLASSES Student :Teacher ratio 1st to 5th Grades 2015-2016 School Year

1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

Math Leveled class

• 18:1 • 2 Teachers

• 18:1 • 2 Teachers

• 16:1 • 2 Teachers

• 18:1 • 2 teachers

• 15:1 • 2 Teachers

Science Enrichment 2nd -5th grades

• 12:1 • 2 Teachers working in clusters • 1 Teacher Asst.

• 12:1 • 3 teachers • Enrichment and 2 regular classes

• 16:1 • 2 teachers • Enrichment and regular classes

• 18:1 • 2 teachers • Enrichment and regular classes

• 15:1 • 2 teachers • Enrichment and regular classes

• Full class • Small Groups • 2 Teachers • 1 Teacher Asst.

• Full class • Small Groups • 2 Teachers • 1 Teacher Asst.

• Full class • Small Groups for Reading time • 2 teachers

• Full class • Small Groups for Reading time • 2 teachers

• Full Class

Language Arts / Reading


EARLY CHILDHOOD  ADOM curriculum and the Bell Program – Building Early Language and Literacy

 Thematic planning allows for students to see a connection amongst subjects  Meets different learning styles  Encourages parental involvement  Focus on cognitive, social, physical and spiritual growth

 Activities involve acting, moving, singing, illustrating and a many hands-on projects  Activities expand learning and social skills


 Social  Physical  Intellectual

 Pk3 – 2nd grade, character education program

 Religious

 Promote development and

 Individual  Traits

awareness of Catholic virtues  Stresses physical, intellectual and religious formation


Eagle Prep  Middle school: 6th – 8th grades  Distinguished privileges  Promote student responsibility, ownership and goal setting  Honors track  Prep Track  Writing for Success  Higher concentration of S.T.R.E.A.M. infused projects


SMALL C.C. CLASSES

Eagle Prep 2014-2015 School Year

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Math/Algebra 1 (8th)

• 13:1 Honors • 15:1 Prep 1 • 6:1 Prep 2

• 16:1 Honors • 11:1 Prep 1 • 7:1 Prep 2

• 17:1 Honors Algebra • 6:1 Prep Algebra

Science

• 13:1 Honors • 21:1 Prep

• 17:1 Honors • 17:1 Prep

• 17:1 Honors • 6:1 Prep

Language Arts

• 17:1 Honors • 12:1 Prep 1 • 5:1 Prep 2

• 17:1 Honors • 17:1 Prep

• 16:1 Honors • 8:1 Prep

Social Studies

• 14:1 Honors • 19:1 Prep

• 17:1 Honors • 17:1 Prep

• 16:1 Honors • 8:1 Prep


S p e ci a l S u b j e cts P k 3 – 8 th G r a d e s  Art

 Music  Physical Education  World Language – –

Spanish for English Speakers Spanish for Spanish Speakers

 Digital Design (8th Grade)

 Robotics  6th to 8th grade  After-school club for 4th & 5th grade


Faculty  Degreed and Certified by the State of Florida – More than half hold advanced degrees

 25 Full time teachers  4 Part time teachers

 6 Full time Teacher assistants  Large staff for small student population allows for small student-teacher ratio in CC courses  School-wide student - instructional staff ratio

 10 : 1


TECHNOLOGY INFUSED For Our Students  Digital Citizenship curriculum  Integrating technology skills classes twice a week (K-8)

 Weekly Research/writing lab (K-8)  Student online subscriptions to enhance core learning  Edline Portal access  School monitored email accounts (5th – 8 grades)  2:1 iPad sharing program (PK3-5th grades)  1:1 Eagle Prep iPad program


TECHNOLOGY INFUSED For Our Parents

 Edline portal access for news updates and tracking student progress  Edline IOS and Android app

 FACTS online tuition and billing service  Blackboard mass communication services

 SJNCS service hour app online service hour tracker


Our Campus  36 station computer lab

 6 stations in science lab  10 laptops in Workshop  30 laptops for student use  All teachers have laptops with SMART Software  School-wide secure Wi-Fi

 Wireless theatre presentation systems and Apple TV in all classrooms  CIPA compliant Internet filter


Safety is our Priority  Volunteer adults are required to – Complete volunteer application – Attend a VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children training – Complete fingerprint and clearance through the ADOM

 All staff members are Virtus trained and have received fingerprinting and ADOM clearance  School-wide security camera system to monitor grounds

 School property surrounded by security fence and gates  All Adults that enter the building must first report to the office

 Children can only be released to pre-authorized adults


SPRING 2015 ITBS STANDARDIZED TESTING SJNCS

Diocese

State

90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0

2ND GRADE

3RD GRADE

4TH GRADE

5TH GRADE

6TH GRADE

7TH GRADE

8TH GRADE


SPRING 2014 ITBS STANDARDIZED TESTING SJNCS

Diocese

State

90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0

2ND GRADE

3RD GRADE

4TH GRADE

5TH GRADE

6TH GRADE

7TH GRADE

8TH GRADE


SPRING 2013 ITBS STANDARDIZED TESTING SJNCS

Diocese

State

90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 2ND GRADE

3RD GRADE

4TH GRADE

5TH GRADE

6TH GRADE

7TH GRADE

8TH GRADE


STUDENT LIFE Extra-Curricular Activities  Art Club

 Altar Servers

 Robotics Club

 Ushers

 Lego Club

 Eagles Choir

 Homework Club  Library Club

 Eagles Wings Musical Ensemble

 Sign Language Club

 Student Council

 Tech Squad

 Scouts


ATHLETICS After-School Sports All Catholic Conference (ACC) Competitive  3rd – 8th Grades  Primary, Junior Varsity and Varsity sports  Fall and Spring Sports Instructional Non-Competitive Sports Pk3- 2nd Grades Focus on fundamental skills


D.T.T.A Door to the Arts  http://www.doortothearts.org/  Fee based  Bringing the love of the arts to students through cultural arts enrichment programs  Over 25 classes to choose from  Dance, music, karate, chess, social skills, theater, world language…


COMMUNITY LIFE  Parents play an important role in our community  Families serve 25 hours per year  Help Us Soar

 Body, Mind and Spirit Prayer Group

 Room Parents

 Community Reach Out

 5K Family Day

 Golf & Fishing Tournaments

 Grandparents Day

 Family Matters

 Family Mass Brunch  Field Day  Thanksgiving Feast  Field Trips


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