School‎ > ‎

About Our School

 
 
 





Come and see the exciting things going on at St. Ferdinand
 



Catholic education at St. Ferdinand's is an expression of the teaching ministry of the church, organized to promote human development in response to the Gospel.  It fosters growth in all individual and social dimensions:  spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional, physical and aesthetic through a ministry embracing a message of faith taught and lived in community and reaching out in service to others.
 
The school consists of grades Preschool through Eighth with a faculty of 17 (one of these being Religious).  Courses offered other than regular basic curriculum are:  Computer, Music, Art, Physical Education, and Resource.  Our facilities consist of air-conditioned classrooms, Library, Computer Lab, Google Chromebook Carts,  Fully Networked Campus, Promethean Interactive Boards, Gym, Cafeteria, and computers in classrooms.
 
Pre-School offers a hands-on approach to early childhood education that is rooted in Gospel Values.  Our students participate in a variety of fun-filled activities and are guided on their educational journey by a qualified early childhood educator.  Beyond their regular program the students have Computer, Music, Art, and Physical Education once a week.  Our program has two components allowing us to meet the varying needs of the children at each age level:
  •  We offer a full day Preschool.   Along with the full day parents will have the option of half days, full or half day Monday, Wednesday, Friday, or full or half day Tuesday and Thursday.  For more Information check the parent resource page.
Some of the extra programs that the school is involved in are:
              Geography and Spelling Bee                                          Multi-Grade Team Activities
            Red Ribbon Week                                                           Mission Projects
            Catholic School Week                                                     Speech Team
            Band and Orchestra (Strings)                                         Student Council
            Study Buddies                                                                 Academic/Art Fair
            Musical Programs                                                            Altar Servers/Lectors
            BrainPop Jr.                                                                     Accelerated Reader/Star Reader
            MobyMax                                                                        Ambassadors                                           DARE Program                                                               Strength and Focus Excercise
            Archery Program                                                             Dancing Classrooms
            Computer Science Club 
 
Grades 1 through 8 attend Mass twice weekly, at which time students act as lectors, gift bearers, cantors, musicians, and reading the petitions.  Kindergarten attends Mass once a week sitting with their Eighth Grade Buddies.
 
If you would like additional information, please contact our school office at 314.921.2201 or email our principal at adavis@stferdinandstl.org.