At A Glance
Accelerated Reader (ACR): Accelerated Reader Program - Students at ICD read over 40,000 books last year.
Advisory Program: For all 7/8th graders - Students assigned to teachers who mentor in faith, virtue, and academics.
Aides: Full-time in Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade, part-time in 3rd Grade and 4th Grade
Birthdays: May be celebrated by students dressing down for the day. Students do not bring treats for their classmates.
Calendar: See Handbook or website: www.icdschool.org
Celebration of Faith: Adoration 2x month, celebrate Rosary in Oct and May, Weekly Mass, Prayer Services, Virtues
Continued Care: 3:10-6:00 p.m.
Clubs & Organizations: Circle of Lectors (6-8); Choir, (6-8) Chess (all grades); Instrumental Band (5-8); Speech (6-8); Math Team (6-8); Yearbook (7-8); Student Council (4-8); Read, Right, and Run (all), Girls on the Run (3-5), Roc (Reach Out Club)
Computers in Classrooms: All classrooms are equipped with 2 student computers and 1 teacher computer. We have two technology labs as well as a chromebook cart housing 32 chromebooks.
Counselor: Available on staff 5 days a week.
Curriculum: Major emphasis in the primary grades on religion, phonics/reading, and math. Copy of the curriculum for each grade is available on our website.
Dress Code: See Handbook. (on website)
E-Mail & Voicemail: All teachers have FastDirect accounts and voice mail.
Field Trips: Teachers are encouraged to take field trips that pertain to a particular portion of the school’s curriculum.
Home & School Organization: Parent organization which hosts 3 meetings yearly.
Hours: School Day is 7:50-3:10, doors opening at 7:30 a.m.
Kindergarten: Full day
Kindergarten Daily Schedule: All classrooms have a mid-day rest/quiet time; as well as daily scheduled recesses.
Library: K-8 visits once a week for approximately 45 minutes.
Lunch: Hot lunch is served daily. Students have a choice of 2 entrees. Program is funded by the state.
Mass: All students attend 1 time per week. Parents are encouraged to join us.
Morning Care: 6:30-7:30 a.m.
Newsletters: The Window is published weekly and sent by FastDirect. Classroom communication is published weekly at the primary grades and posted on website.
Nurse: Full time nurse is on staff.
Outdoor Classroom on site.
PE, Music & Art: Students have each of these classes throughout the week
Recess: Primary grades (K-4), depending on PE schedule, have recess in the morning, at noon, and in the afternoon. Intermediate (5-6) have noon recess.
Report Cards: Sent home quarterly. Grades are available through FastDirect.
Resource Department: Our Resource Department consists of one full time and one part time Learning Consultant, a full-time Math Consultant, a part-time Enhanced Curriculum Teacher, a part time Resource Teacher, a full time certified Counselor, and a full time VBRD facilitator.
School Buddies: K-5 is paired at the beginning of the school year with another class and encouraged to spend time/special events with each other.
Security: All exterior doors are locked during school hours.
Standardized Testing: Grades 3-8 in September.
Teachers are Certified.
Technology Lab: All students will visit the lab regularly.
Test Scores: Above the average percentile and well above the average percentile in Reading and Language Arts.
Volunteering: There are many, many ways to volunteer. A volunteer form is sent out in July and returned to school in August. All must have completed a background check, Code of Ethics, and Protecting God’s Children workshop.