St. Charles School FAQs

Q: Does St. Charles School offer full-day or half-day kindergarten?

A: St. Charles School offers full-day kindergarten from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Q: How many classes are there per grade?

A: There are two homerooms per grade, from first to eighth grade. We also offer one class of TK (Transitional Kindergarten, known in other schools as pre-kindergarten or early fives) from 8:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday and we offer three kindergarten classrooms with 18 students per class.

Q: Does St. Charles School have a preschool?

A: Yes! Fall of 2012 was our first year offering preschool.

Q: What school districts bus students to and from St. Charles School?

A: Several school districts bus to St. Charles School. Kettering (the public school district in which our school is located), Centerville, Miamisburg and Bellbrook/Sugarcreek Schools provide transportation to and from St. Charles School.

Q: What is the length of your school day?

A: Doors open at 7:15 a.m., classes begin at 8:00 a.m. and dismissal is at 2:45 p.m.

Q: Do students go to Mass every week?

A: Yes. All-School Mass is on Tuesday mornings at 8:30 a.m. Each grade level prepares the liturgy on a rotating basis. We encourage families and friends to attend with us! The school Mass schedule is noted on the school calendar and in the church bulletin.

Q: Is the school handbook available online?

A: Yes! Click the following link to read the 2012-2013 School Handbook.

Q: What classes are offered at St. Charles School?

A: In addition to the traditional academic core curriculum, students attend classes for computer technology, music, art, library, physical education and Spanish weekly.

Q: Does St. Charles offer an after-school program?

A: Yes. The Kettering Y.M.C.A. has staff located at our school and can be utilized by students in kindergarten through grade 5.

Q: What are your school colors and mascot?

A: Our school colors are blue and gold. Our mascot is a Charger.

Q: Do you have a list of school holidays, school closings, etc.?

A: Yes! Please click here to see the 2012-2013 Academic Calendar.

If you have additional questions, please contact:
Maggie Collins at mcollins@stcharleskettering.org
or call the school office at 937-434-4933
Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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