Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Sister Mary Helen Beirne SSJ, Ed.D
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious
Service learning
Social justice
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts None
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 78% 71%
Black 11% 15%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Hispanic 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
7
Boys Sports
including: Lacrosse
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Students typically continue on to these schools LaSalle College High School
  St. Joseph's Preparatory School
  Mount St. Joseph's Academy

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner American Montessori Society
  Chestnut Hill Business Association

Enrollment

Learn more Http://norwoodfontbonneacademy.org/admission/admissions-process
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $9000
Tuition range (high) $11000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012