PORTRAIT OF OUR GRADUATES
Graduates of Presentation of Mary Academy exhibit integrity, leadership, and a passion for learning. They strive for mastery in all areas of academics, the arts, and athletics. They have learned the art of public speaking and the craft of persuasive writing. They are critical thinkers and wise debaters, able to discern truth in a media-driven world of conflicting ideas. They desire to use their spiritual and academic gifts in service to others. All of our graduates are equipped to succeed in a challenging and rigorous high school environment. Presentation of Mary Academy graduates strive for excellence in all aspects of life and seek to be leaders in scholarship, virtue, and faith.
INSTRUCTIONAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PMA offers its students a well-rounded and enriching educational program. The school community addresses our students’ needs in all areas of education. This includes spiritual, emotional, and academic. In addition, our co-curricular programs are always expanding.
A variety of enrichment courses are scheduled periodically throughout the school year to enhance the student’s overall educational experience at PMA.
Report cards are distributed at the end of each quarter for students in grades 1-8. Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten report cards are issued three times yearly. Parents are able to monitor their child's progress daily with our PlusPortals system for parents.
PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
The curriculum includes language arts, number concepts, math concepts, reading readiness, religious education, Spanish, art, physical education, music, computer science, library and health. To guide the young child’s social and emotional development, story hour and free and organized play are scheduled regularly. Positive work habits are also developed.
ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM OVERVIEW (Grades 1-5)
This curriculum includes religious education, reading (including phonics for grades 1-3) and language arts, spelling, writing, math, science, social studies, Spanish, library skills, physical education, art, music, and computer science.
JUNIOR HIGH CURRICULUM OVERVIEW (Grades 6-8)
The following subjects are departmentalized: religion, literature, language arts (including grammar, writing, spelling, and vocabulary), Spanish, math, science, and social studies. All Junior High students meet for computer science, library skills, music, art, and physical education on a weekly basis. We utilize a block schedule Tuesday-Friday. This allows teachers to build closer bonds with students and get to know their individual learning needs more deeply. Students also receive a study period twice a week.