Focus On Our Lady Queen Of Peace Parochial School

by NYC Firm Schools on November 9, 2010

Our Lady Queen Of Peace Parochial School is a Catholic school devoted to educating Pre-K through eighth grade. Located in Staten Island, NYC, the school is operated by Our Lady Queen Of Peace parish.

First and foremost, administrators see the school as a place for Catholic children to learn about Christ and learn to model his behavior. The academic curriculum is challenging and designed to build up appropriate skills for childhood intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and moral development.

In addition to academics, Our Lady Queen Of Peace values arts education and offers students opportunities to get involved in drama, music, and visual art.

Parents are encouraged to join the Family Association, which participates in and organizes fundraisers.

Pre-Kindergarten is open to three and four year olds and is funded by the Leave No Child Behind Act. Our Lady Queen Of Peace also has an after school program and a summer school program.

Coursework also includes physical education, drama, computer instruction, and Spanish language classes.

The school has a Disciple of the Month club and offers the following sports opportunities:

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Track

Boys and girls are encouraged to participate in sports and all extracurricular activities.

The best way to sum up Our Lady Queen Of Peace Parochial School is to quote from its Mission Statement:

Christ is the reason for this school
The unseen, but ever-present
Teacher in its classes
The Model of its faculty
The Inspiration of its students

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