School Profile and Accreditation

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Elementary school core curriculum:  religion, math, science, social studies, reading, writing, word study.  Resource classes: PE twice a week; and once a week is library, technology, music, art, world language.

Middle school core curriculum : religion, science, social studies, math, world language, english/composition, and literature/vocabulary.  They have 4 resource classes that meet once a week, PE is for all students, the other 3 resource classes are student choice (examples of some resource classes: broadcast journalism, brain benders, personal finance, life skills, art history, drama, sewing, nutrition, advance health & fitness).  Middle school students can earn up to 5 high school credits before they leave SGGS:  Algebra 1, Geometry, Spanish 1, World History 1, and Earth Science.
Further information regarding the curriculum is posted on the Diocese of Richmond website,

Testing Program
Students in grades 2-8 are tested in math and reading each trimester using the NWEA MAP Growth testing, students are tested in fall, winter, and spring for grades 1-8.
ACRE Test for religion – grades 5 and 8
Orleans Hanna for math placement – grades 5 and 6

G.A.T.E – grades 2-5
Learning Support – grades 1-8
Title 1 reading and math – grades 1-5

Grades JK 4 year-old through 8th
Total: 577 (Girls: 306 Boys: 271)
Catholic: 93% Non-Catholic: 7%

Principal: Mrs. Kika Glass
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Robyn Dahl
7 FT classroom aides / 1 PT Library aide
41 full time teachers / 2 part time teachers

Before and After School Care
A before and after school child care program entitled Before/Beyond the Bell is offered to parents at an additional fee billed monthly or on an as-needed (drop-in) basis.  Students are provided with homework assistance, a nutritious snack, and supervised recess.

Altar Servers
Homework Club
Student Council
National Junior Honor Society
School Mass choir

After School Clubs/Classes
Mad Science
Chess Team
Forensics Club
Nature Club
Lego Club

Basketball | Grades 3-8
Cheering | Grades 3-8
Girls Field Hockey | Grades 2-8
Soccer | Grades JK-8
Track and Field | Grades 5-8
Cross Country | Grades 5-8
Golf | Grades 6-8
Girls Volleyball | Grades 6-8 

For further information regarding athletics, please refer to the Saint Gregory the Great Parish/School Athletics Handbook.

Our cafeteria offers a variety of lunch selections throughout the month.
Students may purchase lunch on a daily basis.
There is a peanut-free table for those students who have allergies.