Accreditation and Diocese Curriculum
Our Mother of Perpetual Help School is accredited with the Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools. Core curriculum is mandated by the Diocese of Harrisburg Curriculum and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Religion is studied at all levels on a daily basis and is central to the spirit of our school. Students are instructed in our faith, the sacred scriptures, the liturgical seasons, and the moral doctrine of the Church. As a school community, we gather weekly for Mass.
Language Arts – Mathematics – Science – Social Studies
Computers – Library Science – Physical Education – Music – Art – Spanish
IU Support Programs/Services
Speech/Language Therapist – Remedial Reading – Remedial Math – Guidance Counselor – School Psychologist
Our pre-school program is offered to children who are 3 or 4 years old by September 1st. The program provides activities which are developmentally appropriate in a Catholic environment. Planned indoor and outdoor activities promote physical, social and spiritual growth.
Pre-school 3 classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Pre-school 4 classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 8:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Extended Care starting at 10:45 is available for pre-school students if needed.
Kindergarten is open to children who are 5 years old by September 1st. This program continues the physical, social, and spiritual growth of the child. Emphasis is placed on Religion, Language Arts and Math. The children also experience Art, Music, Library, Computer and Physical Education. Classes are held daily in a full day session from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
After School Program
The After School Program begins daily at school dismissal and runs until 5:30 p.m. Activities include supervised play and free time; seasonal arts and crafts; snack time and supervised study all in a safe and secure environment.