Academics

What is Offered at BVM School

Academics

  • Google Apps for Education Suite
  • Common Core Curriculum
  • Additional Educational Opportunities
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Catholic Identity
  • Support Services
  • Distance Learning

Pre-K

BVM School's New Pre K 3 and 4 year old program is academically driven.
Lessons in Religion, Math, Reading, Penmanship, and integrating Science and Social Studies are taught in addition to Early Childhood skills and Special Classes.

Google Apps for Education Suite

All of the students in BVM School have an account with Google Mail, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Classroom, and Google Calendar. Click here for more information.

Common Core Curriculum

We begin our students on the path of Common Core, a set of clear college-ready and career-ready standards for kindergarten through 12th grade, which are designed to ensure that students graduating from high school are prepared to take credit-bearing introductory courses in two- or four-year college programs or enter the workforce.
Special Classes

Additional Educational Opportunities

BVM School offers students use of: various technologies including i-pads and Chromebooks, the Computer lab, Science lab, and the First in Math Program.

Extracurricular Activities

BVM School also offers the CYO sports of: Basketball and Track. As well as Bell Choir, Vocal Choir, Altar Servers and Outreach programs.

Catholic Identity

BVM School, Darby is rooted in the IHM Sisters/ charism, with the continuing help, service, and presence of the Religious Sisters and a dedicated lay faculty and staff, our school is a model of Catholic morals, values, and standards. Students also participate in Liturgical services, Religious Enrichment classes, Sacramental Preparation, and charitable outreach projects and programs, that show our students how to love and serve others as God has taught. At our school, Jesus is the Center and Mary is the model.

Growth in Christian morals, values, and teachings are encouraged additionally through our Peacemaker and Person Respecting Others (PRO) programs.

Support Services

Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) provides services for Reading, Math and Speech, Psychological/Educational Testing, and Counseling. BVM also offers an Instructional Support Team (IST), AM and PM CARES program (before and after care), Tuition Assistance, and Breakfast and Lunch programs.

Distance Learning

As you already know, we have had to move learning at BVM to your home. BVM, as well as the rest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia school community, are using digital tools to continue to educate your child. While each teacher may have different preferences in how to carry this out, lesson plans and assignments will be sent to each student, and teachers may utilize resources such as Flipgrid, Google Classroom, and Zoom to create a more communal feel while we are separated at home.
Please check here for more resources regarding digital distance learning.

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Blessed Virgin Mary School is committed to providing a holistic education in a Christ-centered environment, dedicated to Catholic identity, academic excellence, and humble service.

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