The Holy Name Of Jesus School in Manhattan is an extension of the Holy Name Of Jesus parish of the Catholic church within the Franciscan tradition. The school is set up to educate children pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
Pre-kindergarten at Holy Name School is based on the Montessori method.
One of the great hallmarks of education at Holy Name Of Jesus School is that technology has been interwoven into the educational process. Teachers at Holy Name use video, computer labs, and Smartboards in the classroom.
But education at Holy Name Of Jesus is not just academic. Students also learn about Catholic traditions and Catholic doctrine, learning how to incorporate spiritual values into their everyday lives.
Children’s Faith Formation is a program at Holy Name that includes the teaching of the Catholic faith and attempts to develop children spiritually. Children prepare for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and The Eucharist in the third grade and Confirmation in the ninth grade.
The K-8 curriculum at Holy Name Of Jesus School is based on respecting the individual and students are taught to respect others as well as themselves. The school has been in steady operation since 1905. To learn more about Holy Name Of Jesus School, visit Holy Name’s website.