Assumption Academy

35 Jefferson Ave
Emerson, NJ 07630-0763
Tel: (201)262-0300
Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
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We at Assumption Academy are committed to providing quality education in an atmosphere of Catholic values and the Gospel message is integrated with every facet of school life.
As vital members of our faith community who pray, study, and celebrate together, our children are encouraged to carry with them into the world community the good news of Jesus Christ.
Academically, we are committed to 'differentiated instruction' - which means that we tailor our teaching to meet the developmental level of each of our students, from the gifted and talented to the academically challenged.
In this way, We Honor Every Student as an individual with unique aptitudes and abilities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1953

Student Body

Total Students 250 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(K and up wear uniform from Flynn & O)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $3,990
Tuition Notes Pk 2 1/2 - 3 is offered 3 half; 3 full; 5 half and 5 full days with varying tuition. Pk 4 is offered 5 half or 5 full with varying tuition.

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess & Checkers, Drama Club, Junior Beta Honor Society, Student Council, Youth Group Drama Club, Youth Group, Chess & Checkers,
Junior Beta Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • We at Assumption Academy are committed to providing quality education in an atmosphere of Catholic values and the Gospel message is integrated with every facet of school life. As vital members of our faith community who pray, study, and celebrate together, our children are encouraged to carry with them into the world community the good news of Jesus Christ. Academically, we are committed to 'differentiated instruction' - which means that we tailor our teaching to meet the developmental level of each of our students, from the gifted and talented to the academically challenged. In this way, We Honor Every Student as an individual with unique aptitudes and abilities. The K-8 curriculum is Middle States Accredited and further, as befits an academy, Assumption's middle school curriculum incorporates extensive language instruction, Science Lab, Algebra I & II, Honors Literature, and technology integration. The whole school has access to wireless laptops, classroom computers, and a state-of-the-art computer lab complete with distance-learning capabilities. Our Early Childhood Program educates children 2 ' thru 4, and before and after care are available every school day from 6:45am to 6:30pm and all day on most school holidays for students 2' through 8th grade. Parishioner and parent involvement is an invaluable part of the education experience for our students. We welcome volunteers in our school and have many different programs in which they can participate.

Profile last updated: 08/31/2015

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