Why Choose St. Mel’s Catholic Academy?

St. Mel’s Catholic Academy fosters the spiritual, social, emotional, and academic growth of our students in a nurturing and Christ-centered environment.

  • Small class sizes
  • Early Drop-off Program starting at 7:00am
  • Afterschool Program ending at 6:00pm
  • Daily hot lunch delivered from our community vendors
  • SETSS & Speech Teachers on site
  • Full-time Certified NYC DOH Nurse on site
  • Chromebooks & iPads for all grade levels
  • Our Amenities include a science and STEM lab, library, computer lab, art studio, gym, music room. Our newly renovated, state of the art STEM LAB has a 3D Printer, three 50-inch TVs, and PAINT C.A.N. Art Studio.

Early Childhood Education 

  • Pre-K3 (Nursery) – Half & Full Day
  • Pre-K For All
  • Age Appropriate Classrooms
  • Center-Based Play
  • Indoor Gross Motor Skills Room
  • Socialization and Community

Extra-curricular Activities

  • Soccer Club
  • Chess Club
  • Taekwondo
  • Tiger Tennis
  • Bakers and Shakers
  • Paul Effman Band
  • Girl Scouts
  • Competitive CYO Sports Teams with championships in soccer, basketball,
    baseball and volleyball

Grades K through 3

  • Full day Kindergarten through Third Grade
  • NYS Common Core Curriculum – English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies
  • Faith and Service Based Religious Instruction along with Sacramental Preparation
  • Yearly Service Projects
  • Technology Integration – SMART Boards, Chromebooks, WIFI, iPads
  • Art, Music, Physical Education, STEM, Library for Grades K to 3
  • Preparatory Instruction for TACHS and NYS ELA, Math, and Science Exams