St. Albert at a Glance
A Day in the Life
The St. Albert the Great school day runs from 7:50 a.m.-2:50 p.m. St. Albert offers early drop off from 7:15 a.m. on at no extra cost to families, a full-service cafeteria where students can buy a hot breakfast, snack, and lunch daily, and courses beyond the core curriculum that include Spanish, Library, Technology, Art, and Gym classes for all students, along with enrichment classes in the middle school that expose students to topics such as mental wellness, cooking, robotics, drama, dance, coding, and life skills. Furthermore, St. Albert provides an on-site, affordable aftercare program staffed by school employees who provide children (Preschool thru 8th grade) with supervision and homework help each day until 6:00 p.m.
St. Albert the Great students standardized testing results demonstrate the high-quality education students receive. Scores across the board show that St. Albert students consistently perform above grade-level expectations. Graduates of St. Albert the Great are prepared for success as they move into both the local private and public high schools including Alter High School, Carroll High School, Chaminade Julienne, Kettering Fairmont, and Oakwood High School, among others. NWEA MAP testing, IOWA assessments, and daily classroom activities ensure that students are challenged and demonstrate academic growth throughout the year.
Welcoming students from all faith backgrounds, St. Albert the Great uses the Catholic faith as the basis for the moral formation of students and affirms the God-given dignity of each individual person. Students are prepared for the sacraments and provided with daily opportunities to practice and grow in their faith. The whole school attends Mass together weekly, with students across all grades participating as lectors and servers.
Drawing families from at least six area school districts, St. Albert the Great is a vibrant community of families from a variety of faiths, cultures, abilities, and economic backgrounds. St. Albert celebrates the differences among us as an expression of the fullness of the Body of Christ. Furthermore, St. Albert the Great is one of the only Catholic schools in the area with a specialized autism program that strives to teach and/or improve social, behavioral, communication, and academic skills for children on the autism spectrum. For more information about the autism program, contact Megan Apple at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The St. Albert the Great community is an active and welcoming place for all families. Through getting involved in school-sponsored sports, attending PTO events such as the fall family movie night in the field, adults-only trivia night, and Adult/Child events, or by volunteering in the school or at the annual Fish Fry or Field Day, your entire family can find a place to belong at St. Albert the Great.