In the Rosedale section of Queens, NYC sits St. Clare School, a Catholic school devoted to teaching Christian principles. This NYC private school’s mission statement says:
The aim of St. Clare’s School is to promote Christian values to enhance morality and to develop self-respect for others.
St. Clare’s School offers curricula for preschool through grade eight. The curriculum is a broad academic program that also includes computer lab training, a gymnasium, a fully equipped library, and a science lab. The school also has a guidance counselor, Title I services, and remedial reading and math.
The pre-kindergarten program is a full day program. Students pre-K through fifth grade take music, students in grades four through eight study health, and students grades five through eight study Spanish as a foreign language.
An important aspect of the St. Clare curriculum is the spiritual instruction. Catholic doctrines are taught in every grade.
Students also get a healthy dose of extracurricular activities including:
- Girl Scouts
- and Leadership Program
St. Clare School also offers an early morning program and an after school program.
Students are required to wear a uniform at St. Clare School. More about the dress code can be learned from the school’s website.