This staff, principal, and fellow parents have become an extension of my family. I trust each teacher to infuse Christ's message into every subject and to promote my children's gifts while assisting them in areas of struggle. My children appreciate the gift of Annunciation BVM School, as do I.
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Posted by a parent on 01/30/12
I have two children enrolled at ABVM with a third on the way to enrollment. The school is fantastic in all areas from language (Spanish) to science. The technology is light years ahead of all local schools, and the students are almost too advanced when they hit the local private high school! I would
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Posted by a parent on 04/06/11
Annunciation is an excellent school and I recommend it highly. My son is enrolled and is performing at or above grade level. This may not sound like much, however when you consider that the public school could not work with him and was allowing him to fail and yet still advance in the system, it is
... Read more a huge change of priorities. Additionally, we were turned down at two other private schools due to his IEP. My son has some special needs and the principal spoke to my wife and I prior to him starting school to see what his needs were and how they could help. The teachers and support staff have been equally impressive. The school operates closer to a family model than a school administrative structure. The curriculum, including moral values and self-discipline prepare the students well. My son is enjoying school, making good friends, and learning to excel. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/16/10
ABVM is the best of the best. They offer small classes, individual student attention, and rescources beyond parents dreams. They have a great gifted program so students can learn at there own pace. They have a program so that if a student is struggling, a parent, teacher, or the student themselves
... Read more can join a team of teachers across all disaplines to get them where they need to be: successful. The technology is amazing: smartboards in the classrooms, interactive computer music program, laptops for each student, and a brandnew IT upgrade. Best of all my kids are disappointed when summer comes: they miss their friends, the fantastic sports, and their principal who knows every child by name and how they are doing at any given moment. My kids are happy, brilliant, and respectful wherever they are. You can tell an ABVM student in uniform or out because of their faith. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/17/10
I am a parent of 3 students at Annunciation BVM as well as the part time Development Director. I have worked in the school for one year and appreciate it more now than ever. The faculty and administration put 110% into the education and faith formation of my boys. They receive a well-rounded education
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Posted by a parent on 08/12/09
My daughter Danielle seems very hap[py at your school. She excells academically and plays girls basketball. Thank you for all you have done to make her 5th through 8th grade experience a positive one.
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Posted by a parent on 10/08/07
The quality of the academic programs is really great! They have so many extracurricular activities that you can join in for each season and they are adding more each year! Parent involvement is good, too. Each parent contributes to something during the school year. I was a student there and now I'm a
... Read more doctor. The teachers and students help me develop for later life. Enrolling your child will really help them through life! Read less
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"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Mc Sherrystown schools — Annunciation Bvm School is located at 316 North St, Mc Sherrystown PA 17344. 316 North St is in the 17344 ZIP code in Mc Sherrystown, PA The school district for Annunciation Bvm School is the Diocese Of Harrisburg. Annunciation Bvm School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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