ABOUT ST. THERESA'S SCHOOL
St. Theresa School, a Catholic parish school in the Archdiocese of Newark, is dedicated to the cultivation of academic excellence and the spiritual and social enrichment of each student. Through the implementation of the educational system of Saint John Bosco, a caring faculty utilizes reason, religion, and loving kindness, to develop each student to his/her full potential. With Christ as the example, the Saint Theresa Community grows in a family atmosphere in which each individual experiences respect, challenge, responsibility and exceptional love.
FACULTY & STAFF
The faculty and administrative staff of St. Theresa School consists of 21 dedicated, fully certified professional educators. In addition, we have a large support staff who have the qualifications needed for their specific assignment. As professional leaders, our teachers are committed to academic excellence, student growth and achievement, and to their own ongoing professional development.
St. Theresa School exists to serve the members of St. Theresa Parish, therefore, preference in admission is given to children of worshiping members of the parish who are actively involved in parish life. Priority in admission adheres to the following criteria:
- Active Parishioner
- Catholic non-parishioner
PreK 3 students are to be three years of age by October 1st of the school year for which they are enrolling and must be toilet trained.
PreK 4 students are to be four years of age by October 1st of the school year for which they are enrolling and screened before entrance.
Kindergarten students must be five years of age by October 1st of the school year for which they are enrolling and screened before entrance.
All children entering school must have the immunizations required by the state.
St. Theresa School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational and admission policies.
For more detailed descriptions of our curriculum according to the Middle States Accreditation please go to Middle States Website