K-8

group picDAILY SCHEDULE for Kindergarten* through 8th Grade

7:50AM Students may enter the building
8:00AM School day begins (tardy bell)
11:10AM –11:40AMLunch (Grades FD Pre-Kindergarten, FD Kindergarten, 1–3)
11:40AM-12:10PM Lunch (Grades 4-5)
12:10PM-12:40PM Lunch (Grade 6-8)
3:00PM Dismissal

*Kindergarten options:
Half Day (8:00AM-11:00AM)
All Day (8:00AM -3:00PM)

Uniforms are worn the first day of school and every day thereafter. Refer to the school handbook/calendar for the complete uniform policy.  Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten do not wear school uniforms.

SCHOOL ORGANIZATION
St. Edward students are grouped according to intellectual ability, daily performance, standardized test
results and teacher evaluation for reading, language skills, and for math in some grades.  Multi-graded or combination classes are formed only when enrollment demands such.Instructional groupings are never so static as to prevent a student from transferring from one group to another as he/she excels beyond the achievement level.

Kindergarten allows children to seek, question, learn and play in a dynamic environment. Children are introduced to a variety of concepts that prepare them for primary grades of school.
Grades 1-3 (Primary School) are generally self-contained classes with some departmentalization in music and physical education.
Grades 4-5 (Middle School) has a greater degree of departmentalization, still maintaining a self-contained classroom concept.
Grades 6-8 (Junior High) departmentalize in an effort to prepare the students for high school.