BSS is a K-8 coed school with 493 students. There are 3 classes per grade in K-5, averaging 18 students per class, and 4 advisories per grade in 6-8, averaging 14 students per class. Aides assist the classroom teacher in grades K-2. The aides are full time in kindergarten and assist from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. in 1st and 2nd grade. The boy/girl ratio is 4/5.
BSS operates from 8:10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m. on full days and dismisses at 12:30 p.m. on half days.
BSS is accredited by AdvancED and is a National Blue Ribbon School.
Tuition for the 2019-2020 school year is:
Catholics - $10,900 per child
Non-Catholics- $12,000 per child
Carpooling and walking are the general means of transportation to/from school as there is no bus/van service. Bicycles are allowed.
BSS welcomes children of all religious backgrounds as well as out of parish; however, siblings and parishioners receive priority in admittance to the school.
Yes, BSS students wear a uniform. For uniform guidelines, please refer to our school handbook .
There is a resource program in place for students with specified needs and there are enrichment programs in place at every grade level for advanced students, as well as a school counselor, school psychologist, and school nurse. Students are welcome to browse and check out books for our school library and do online research, type papers, and print reports from our computer lab.
BSS offers Art, Music, and Computer classes once a week for all the students. Physical Education classes are offered twice a week to students in grades K-5 and three times a week to students in 6-8. Spanish and French classes are offered to students in grades 1-8. Grades 1 & 2 have foreign language once a week, 3 & 4 twice a week, 5th graders three times a week, and middle school has foreign language four times a week.
BSS offers CYO sports, art classes, choir, band, scouting, and various other activities are announced as they become available throughout the school year.
BSS students in grades 2-8 take the online Scantron testing twice per school year in reading and math.
BSS sponsors CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) soccer and basketball in grades 4- 8. Football and track are also available through community organizations.
BSS offers band to grades 4th-8th. The band is grouped into beginners, intermediate, and advanced. Band groups meet Tuesdays for 30 minutes and advanced band meets again Tuesday afternoons from 3:15-4:15 p.m.
The school community begins each morning in prayer. The entire school attends Mass together twice per month. Religion classes are offered every day in each grade level. Students in grades 3-8 attend Reconciliation four times a year. BSS also participates in fundraisers such as Pennies for Patients, the Greg Gannon Food Drive, and Jump Rope for Heart to name a few.
There are 7th and 8th grade Math, Language Arts, and Spanish Honors classes only.
Enrichment programs are in place at every grade level.