Assumption Academy

35 Jefferson Ave,
Emerson, NJ, 07630-0763
     Tel: (201)262-0300
Grades: PK - 8 | 145 students
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 145 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Assumption Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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 ½ 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 2½ 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: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest elementary school is Zion Lutheran School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Zion Lutheran School (0.9 miles away)
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