St. Theresa Grade School

St. Theresa Grade School Photo #1 - St. Theresa School 540 Washington Ave Kenilworth, NJ 07033 908 276-7220
Saint Theresa School, a Catholic parish school in the Archdiocese of Newark, is dedicated to the cultivation of academic excellence and the spiritual and social enrichment of each student.
Through the implementation of the educational system of Saint John Bosco, a caring faculty utilizes reason, religion, and loving kindness, to develop each student to his/her full potential.
With Christ as the example, the Saint Theresa Community grows in a family atmosphere in which each individual experiences respect, challenge, responsibility and exceptional love.
Because a school’s commitment to excellence demands a constant review of its program and goals, St.
Theresa School continues to reevaluate and assess our goals as set forth in our Middle States plan.
To fulfill our goal of preparing our students for the Third Millennium, we have recognized the importance of technology, therefore, we have furnished our school with a computer lab consisting of 30 computers, all with internet access.
We have also installed computers with internet access in each of our classrooms, and increased the number of weekly computer classes for grades 1-8.
We have also provided our Faculty with the in-service training necessary for integrating technology into the curriculum.
St. Theresa School exists to serve the members of St. Theresa Parish, therefore, preference in admission is given to children of worshiping members of the parish who are actively involved in parish life.
Priority in admission adheres to the following criteria active Parishioner.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students343 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Theresa Grade School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elizabeth
    Grades: K-8 | 193 students
    4.2 miles
    237 South Broad Street
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
    (908) 355-0717
    4.2 K-8
  • Cranford
    St. Michael School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 306 students
    1.6 miles
    100 Alden St
    Cranford, NJ 07016
    (908) 276-9425
    1.6 PK-8
  • Elizabeth
    Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
    4.7 miles
    227 Center St
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
    (908) 352-7419
    4.7 PK-8
  • Linden
    Grades: K-8 | 150 students
    4.3 miles
    705 Clinton Street
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908) 862-7551
    4.3 K-8
  • Linden
    Grades: NS-8 | 219 students
    3.7 miles
    170 Hussa St
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908) 486-2507
    3.7 NS-8

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St. Theresas has become a family to us. My kids have made wonderful friends, have been taught by fantastic teachers, and have received an excellent education. We made the right choice leaving the Kenilworth public school system. The 8th graders have all been accepted to great high schools! I am very pleased.
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