Catholic Academy Grads move on to top schools
Our 8th grade graduates were smiling ear to ear when receiving their diplomas this spring, and rightfully so: All went on to attend notable high schools in the region with plans to continue their education with zest and vigor. Some remarkable statistics include: 8 students are at Fairfield Prep, 8 at Lauralton Hall, 11 at St. Joseph's, 16 at Notre Dame and 30 at Kolbe Cathedral. All other students matriculated at local public and technical schools, so 100% of our grads went on to attend high school. Congratulations to these exceptional students. May your futures continue to be bright and blessed!
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Students get “Jump Start” on school year
July 30, 2015 -- Thanks to generous grants from the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities and the Society of the Sacred Heart, more than 70 students in Grades 4-8 participated in a "Jump Start" summer enrichment program on the campus of St. Augustine. An academically challenging learning environment focused on numeracy ad literacy. In numeracy instruction, manipulatives, Smartboard activities, real-world word problems and open-ended response questions were used, while in literacy instruction, information texts were incorporated to prepare students for the rigorous passages of the Terra Nova assessment, DRA, and school benchmark assessments. Students also enjoyed daily music classes and weekly art workshops, and twice a day students were given the opportunity to pause and pray. Gospel values were infused into all classes.
An in-school field trip featured a visit from "Critter Caravan," where students were able to pet chinchillas, guinea pigs, pigeons, rabbits and snakes. A follow up off-site field trip to the Beardsley Zoo was a wonderful opportunity for students to enjoy fellowship with staff and peers....and, of course, the animals.
Pre- and post-assessment tests showed remarkable improvements for all students who participated in the Jump Start program. Kudos to the hardworking, dedicated and talented staff who led this important summer initiative!
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Something more for your student!
The Catholic Academy of Bridgeport, a faith-filled learning community, is comprised of four campuses in the city of Bridgeport: St. Andrew, St. Ann, St. Augustine and St Raphael's. Nearly 1000 students benefit from our mission to provide a Christ-centered, academically rigorous learning environment where cultural diversity is welcomed and celebrated. Students are nurtured, encouraged and challenged in preparation for a successful life of leadership and service. The only way to get to know us is to come visit us and find out why parents and students love our schools.
Since the 1880's our schools have educated generations of students filled with Gospel values, eager to learn and live responsible, disciplined and purposeful lives. The Catholic Academy of Bridgeport is fully accredited by the state of CT and NEASC. 100% of our graduating 8th graders attend high school and nearly 100% attend college. There is generous tuition assistance available to students who qualify. Visit our school and find something more for your student!
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"Catholic education is a precious gift...we not only educate, but we also help form children...
so they will be successful in a very human way" - Bishop Frank Caggiano