Curriculum & Activities

Gesu School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. We offer a well-rounded curriculum for students of all ability levels and an array of school year, after-school, and summer enrichment activities.

We believe that participation in activities encourages children to grow spiritually, academically, physically, and socially. We are sensitive to parents’ busy schedules and offer optional programs that begin before the school day (including breakfast) and last until 6 pm.

 

Curriculum and Programs

  • Core curriculum follows the Core State Standards and the Archdiocesan curriculum
  • Art, music, science lab, and physical education weekly
  • Advanced writing
  • Advanced math
  • Library weekly
  • Resource room, learning support, Title I, speech therapy, and other academic services
  • Two full-time school counselors, two part-time counselors, a social worker, and other professional support for students and families 

 

School-Year Activities and Partnerships

  • Academic competitions
  • Basketball, track, cheerleading, soccer, and baseball
  • Tennis through Down the Line and Beyond Foundation 
  • Gospel choir
  • Homework club
  • Yearbook club
  • Gesu Justice League
  • Peer mediation program
  • Student council
  • Father Neil Ver’Schneider’s Gesu Extra Mile program
  • After-school program
  • YET literacy program
  • Ballroom dancing for all 7th and 8th graders through Dancing with the Students
  • Dance for middle-school students through The Rock School for Dance Education
  • Youngest Scholars Program

 

Summer Programs 

  • Gesu Academic Summer Camp
  • The Youngest Scholars Program
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