Academic focus and philosophy
|Educational philosophy and approach to learning||
St. Bartholomew Academy is dedicated to offering students the opportunity of growing in the faith and of living the principle of truth, charity, and Christian hope. In this environment, students are encouraged to strive for their maximum academic potential and spiritual growth.
The administrators and faculty seek to educate the students towards a Christian vision of the human person, the world, and learning.
|Academic themes / Areas of focus||
General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
|Performing & written arts||
Drawing / Sketching
|World languages taught||
|Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered||
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
|Extra learning resources||
Differentiated learning programs
|Special education programs||
Special education resource room
|This school||State average|
|Two or more races||10%||1%|
|Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander||8%||9%|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||0%||0%|
|Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander||0%||0%|
|Extended care / Extended programs||
|Before school start time||
|After school end time||
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
|Students typically continue on to these schools||
Union Catholic Regional High School
Scotch Plains Fanwood High School
|Parent involvement details||
St. Bartholomew Academy encourages parents to be as involved as possible with their child's education. Many opportunities are available to parents to participate. The Home School Association communicates frequently with parents about events and opportunities to get involved and the school Facebook page is updated daily about events and news.
Librarian / media specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
The faculty and staff is committed to a 21st century learning environment through the use of classroom technologies such as Kindle Fire tablets for our young students, laptop centers in each elementary classroom, and Chromebooks for middle school students. Each classroom is outfitted with SMARTBoards, and teacher computers are connected to the internet via the schoolwide WiFi.
|Application/ enrollment process details||
At the time of application submission, a brief interview may be scheduled for the parent(s) and child with the Academy principal.
Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis. All admissions are contingent upon receipt and review of all required medical, dental, and immunization information. Final Kindergarten admission is contingent upon the results of the Kindergarten readiness assessment conducted in the late spring.
Please contact the Academy office at 908-322-4265 with any questions.
|Application fee amount||
|Application fee waivers available?||
|Tuition range (low)||
|Tuition range (high)||
|For the year||
|Financial aid offered||