Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:30 PM
School leader Sr. Elizabeth Calello
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Block scheduling
Year-round
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

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

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Italian
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Italian
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Special education programs Special education resource room

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 49% 51%
Black 20% 16%
Hispanic 14% 22%
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%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
2
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
5
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
PE classes
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
PE classes
Clubs Boy Scouts
Drama club
Forensics club
Girl Scouts
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:15 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement 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.

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff details 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.

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Buses from Plainfield
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Newark

Enrollment

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.
Learn more Http://www.stbacademy.org/23.html
Application requirements Application
Interview
Transcript
Application fee amount $100
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012