About All Saints Academy
Established in 2009, All Saints Academy is a PreSchool through Grade 8 school, centrally located within Parsippany-Troy Hills Township. All Saints Academy serves three Roman Catholic parishes of Saint Ann, Saint Christopher and Saint Peter the Apostle as well as the greater Parsippany area. Nationally recognized by the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) for its innovation approach to learning, All Saints Academy is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) school of the Paterson Diocese. All Saints Academy and all schools of the Diocese of Paterson were re-accredited by AdvancED in April, 2017. In March, 2016, All Saints Academy was reviewed and assessed by AdvancED and was named a nationally certified STEM School. It was one of our country's first three AdvancED certified Catholic elementary schools, and it is the only one located in Morris County.
All Saints Academy is a diverse community reflecting benchmarks of faith and rigorous academics traditionally found in Catholic education. All Saints Academy’s AdvancEd accreditation provides a standards-based framework, setting a path for continuous improvement in instruction, learning and performance.
As a STEM school, All Saints Academy has embraced an exciting educational initiative that offers students the opportunity to grow and engage in coursework essential to future studies and careers in high-focus areas. STEM education intentionally presents student-centered instruction in which science, technology, math and other content areas are interwoven with the engineering process. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are keys to all instruction and learning. Teaching practice is driven by diocesan curriculum that reflects New Jersey state and national standards in all grade levels. The departmentalized middle school grades are closely geared to strong high school preparation, offering a full year of high school algebra to students with advanced proficiency. Higher level math coursework may be available through Johns Hopkins University online student programs. Primary and intermediate classrooms are self-contained with differentiation based on student abilities, readiness and learning styles. In addition to core areas, the curriculum includes art, music, technology, physical education, library and a \ world language program featuring Spanish coursework for all students, preschool through grade eight. Our resource room program addresses both support and enrichment needs.
All Saints hosts an extensive Early Childhood Center for PreSchool/3;PreKindergarten/4; Kindergarten. The early childhood program is developmentally driven, capturing the essence of each child through the integration spiritual, physical, intellectual and social-emotional components. Early childhood instruction is also built on the tenets of STEM education. There are full and half day sessions PreSchool and PreKindergarten.
SMART technology and Sharp AQUOS Interactive TVs are present in classrooms and common rooms to provide a pallette by which lessons are presented. The technology lab features Google Chromebook technology, iPad cart, laptop cart, a 3D printer and scanner. There is a state-of-the-art middle school science lab. The library serves as a focal point for student classes and special events. All Saints Academy has a full-size gymnasium, large cafeteria and full-service kitchen as well as two outdoor play areas. The school has an after school care program led by certified teachers, a variety of extra-curricular clubs and activities, parish CYO basketball team, after-school enrichment programs and a hot lunch food service plan. Students participate in varied field trips and participate in activities sponsored by the NJ Consortium for Gifted and Talented Programs (http://thenjcgtp.org).
A strong and loving Catholic identity permeates the environment. A spirit of faith, respect and joy are evident in our building. In addition to religious instruction, students model Christian values through cooperative activities, spiritual and liturgical celebrations, participation in Sacraments, and service outreach. An active parent organization lends support to the school community.