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Why St. Alphonsus?

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Why Choose St. Alphonsus Catholic School?

Rigorous Academics and High Test Scores:

  • Accelerated math program
  • High-school level literature classes
  • Over 80% proficiency in reading, 92% proficiency in math, with nearly 100% of students at or above grade level in both subjects
  • Students learn Spanish beginning in Kindergarten
  • Vigorous encore class instruction which includes Phy Ed, Art, Music, Spanish, and Library
  • All classrooms are updated with the latest technology, including smart boards and chromebooks. We have a 1:1 student to chromebook ratio
  • Our students are routinely accepted to various private high schools in the area, including St. Thomas More, Divine Savior Holy Angels, Marquette University High School, and more

Student Support:

  • We employ a Director of Teaching & Learning, who is able to work with students on an individual and group basis to provide learning support services to students who need it, working on reading & math.  She also helps facilitate STAR testing and Iowa testing for all students
  • Work with area school districts to provide additional learning support, speech pathology, and other support as needed or required by student IEPs
  • We also strive to include everyone’s talents and interests through differentiation of instruction so that creativity is fostered and individual needs are addressed

Robust Extracurricular and Student Development Programs:

In addition, in 2022-2023 we will be bringing back Tablesetters and Student Council, as well as adding Craft/Knitting Club, Graphic Novel Book Club, and more!

Whole Child Education in a Faith-Filled Environment:

  • Nurturing a Christ-centered culture through weekly liturgies, prayer, religious instruction, and a life-long love of learning rooted in Catholic values and the conviction to follow them
  • Play-based 3K & 4K which also includes Encore classes like music, Phy Ed, and library time
  • Small class sizes, allowing teachers to focus more individualized attention onto each student to promote their own unique talents and needs

Morning Care & Cougar Care After School Programming:

  • Provides an exciting and enriching before & after school program in a safe & caring environment
  • Homework support, outdoor play time, games & activities