Details overview

Hours 07:45 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Maria Gomez
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 20

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Catholic
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Blessed Sacrament School, established in 1935, is a fully accredited Catholic School offering academic training which focuses on strong reading and mathematics skill development while providing a value-centered, holistic atmosphere for students of diverse backgrounds in grades PreK (3 years old) through Grade 8.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Humanities
Mathematics
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
Writing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Textiles
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

15
Facilities
including: Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Developmental delay
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending Children must be potty trained in order to enter the preschool program.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Accepts State Subsidy
Required credentials for lead staff Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 15
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 18
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 20
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 25

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 72% 52%
Hispanic 18% 13%
Black 4% 26%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Softball
10
Boys Sports
including: Ultimate Frisbee
15
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools ABSS
Students typically continue on to these schools Bishop McGuinness High School
  ABSS High School
  The Burlington School-Davis Street Campus

Awards

Academic award Innovations in Catholic Education Award Winner
Year received 2013
Academic award Recognized STEM School of Distinction
Year received 2014

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details Car pools among parents are easily arranged!
Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Diocese of Raleigh

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.bssknights.org/index.cfm?load=page&page=4
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Recommendations
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 02/01/2016
Application fee amount $250
Tuition range (low) $2000
Tuition range (high) $6000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012