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Saint Joe's Upper School

GRADES 6-8 OFFER A COMPREHENSIVE THREE-YEAR ACADEMIC PROGRAM, PREPARING STUDENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS. THE CURRICULUM FOLLOWS THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON CURRICULUM STANDARDS AS WELL AS THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE CURRICULUM STANDARDS. WHENEVER POSSIBLE, SUBJECT MATERIAL IS REINFORCED THROUGH FIELD TRIPS. THESE TRIPS STAMP AN IMPRESSION IN THE STUDENTS’ MINDS AND HELP BRING TO LIFE WHAT IS DISCUSSED IN THE CLASSROOM.

Grades 6-8 at Saint Joe’s

  • Full-time guidance department
  • Physical and biological science laboratories
  • Technology Lab equipped with Dell touch screen computers, and every classroom is equipped with projection Apple TVs
  • Specialty Enrichment Classes in music, art, technology, library research, physical education, study skills, Spanish, and, health and wellness
  • Homework Strategy Program (HSP)
  • Learning Center Teacher for students with moderate learning differences
  • Exploratory Week to enhance the curriculum
  • More than half of students taking the High School Placement Test in the past four years have scored in the highest category
     

The Saint Joe's Value

  • After-hours Study Hall & Library Access
  • State-of-the-art STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, and Math) Classroom with light table and 3D printer, Library and Media Center
  • MAP Testing to track individual student growth and develop grade-level specific goals
  • Extensive focus on service, charity giving, outreach programs, and social-emotional curriculum