SCHOOL PROFILE & HIGHLIGHTS

ACADEMIC PROGRAM
  • Broad-based curriculum including all Core courses and specials

  • Classes emphasize critical thinking and active learner engagement

  • Accelerated Reader (Renaissance Learning) for 1st grade through 8th grade

  • IXL Math program for K-8

  • Spanish for Native Speakers is now school-wide and includes PreK3 through 5th grade students

  • Modern and advanced science lab & robotics program

  • Duke Tips scholars program

 

TECHNOLOGY
  • Middle School 1:1 iPads

  • iPad carts for entire school

  • Apple TVs

  • Mac Books for PK and K classes

  • iMac computer lab for student use

  • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom

 

FINE ARTS
  • School Choir

  • All grades take Art & Music weekly

  • Annual Musical Performance

  • Christmas Pageant & Living Stations of the Cross
  • Band Program: 3rd through 5th grade

AFTER CARE PROGRAM AND EXTRACURRICULAR PROGRAMS / ACTIVITIES
  • Aftercare available on school days until 6pm

  • Club offerings

  • Student Council

  • Junior Honor Society Service Projects

FOOD SERVICES
  • Option to purchase catered lunches

FACULTY
  • Low Student-Teacher ratios

  • State Certified Teachers; including those with advanced degrees

  • Professional development programs and training

  • Effective technology integration & methods

 

SAFETY & SECURITY
  • Completed Gated School

  • Video entrance system

  • Lanyards & ID Badges used by students, teachers and volunteers

  • Video surveillance throughout the school & playgrounds

  • All faculty, staff and volunteers are safety trained, fingerprinted & background checked

  • CPR / First AID Trained

SCHOOL PROFILE

Address: 2601 SW 9th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315

 

Phone: (954) 524-1990 / Fax: (954) 524-7439

 

Website: www.stjfl.org

 

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

 

Year Established: 1961

 

Student-Teacher Ratio: 14:1

 

School Year: 180 days divided into 4 grading quarters

 

School Day: 8am-2:55pm; Before & Aftercare Available

 

Grade Levels: PK3-8th grade

 

Accreditation: Florida Catholic Conference (FCC)

 

Affiliation:       National catholic Education Association

                             Florida Council of Private Schools

                             Broward County Non-Public School Assoc.

 

Operated by the Archdiocese of Miami

Saint Jerome Catholic School     2601 S.W. 9th Avenue     Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33315

Phone: 954-524-1990     Email: school@stjfl.org