• School Facts

    Faculty and Administration

    • Thirty-nine full-time educators
    • Eight part-time teachers and aides
    • Full-time school nurse on duty five days a week 
    • Full-time athletic director
    • Two full-time reading/math resource teachers
    • Full-time math resource teacher
    • Full-time extended day director

    Class Size : Elementary and Middle School

    • Maximum class size – 21 students
    • Average class size – 18 students
    • Three classes per grade for grades 1 – 5
    • Two classes per grade for grades 6 - 8

    Preschool and Kindergarten

    • Two full-time Kindergarten program
    • Half-day Preschool with optional extended day program until 6:00 p.m
    • Full-day Preschool for students who miss the Kindergarten cut-off or students who would benefit from another year of Preschool
    • Two full-time teachers in all Preschool classrooms
    • Teachers’ aides in both Kindergarten classrooms

    School Hours

    • 8:15 – 11:30 (Pre-K)
    • Extended Day 11:30 – 6:00 (Pre-K)
    • Extended Day 3:00 – 6:00 (K-8)
    • 8:15 a.m. – 2:50 (grade K-8)

    After School Sports Programs

    • Cross Country – Co-ed, Grades 4-8
    • Basketball – Boys and Girls, Grades 5-8
    • Ski Club – Co-ed, Grades 6-8
    • Instructional Golf Team – Co-ed, Grades 6-8
    • Track and Field – Co-ed, Grades 4-8
    • Sports Clinic – Co-ed, Grades 1-8

    After School Clubs

    • History Club
    • Art Club
    • Declamation Club
    • Spring Play
    • Math League
    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Photography Club
    • STEM
    • Robotics
    • Homework Club
    • Lil’ Angels Outreach
    • National Jr. Honor Society

    Special Programs and Events

    • Christmas Concert
    • Spring Play
    • Arts Night
    • Band Concert
    • Grandparents Day
    • Middle School Dances
    • Veteran’s Day Program
    • Washington DC trip for Students in Grade 8
    • NY City Trip for Students in Grade 7
    • Science Fair
    • Cultural Fair
    • Declamation Contest
    • State and National Math Competitions
    • D.A.R.E Program
    • Grade specific field studies

    Summer Camps

    • Academic Camp – three, one-week sessions in July
    • Recreational Camp – 8, one-week sessions ,Mid-June through Mid-August

    Tuition Assistance

    • Tuition assistance is available through the Diocese of Worcester to qualified families in Grades K-8.  Forms are available online at www.factstuitionaid.com 
St. Bernadette School
  • Resources

  • Security

    • The facility is equipped with a state-of-art security system.  All entries into the main building and the Early Childhood center are locked and under video surveillance.  All visitors are required to buzz in at the main door of either building and speak to the office before entering.
    • Visitors are required to sign in and receive a visitor badge.  They are only allowed into the main building if escorted by a school faculty or staff member.


    • Art room, fully equipped
    • Full sized Gymnasium
    • Hot lunch available for purchase providing healthy entrees, salads, sandwiches and milk
    • Library
    • Computer room
    • Resource room


    • Desktop computer lab with 25 PC’s
    • Mobile Mac Lab with 24 Mac laptops
    • Mobile iPad Lab with 16 iPads
    • Smartboards or Mimeo technology in all Pre-K through Middle School Classrooms
    • Wireless Internet Access throughout the building
    • One-to-One iPads for all seventh and eighth graders preloaded with E-books, Tech-books and useful applications
    • Technology integrated across the curriculum

    Supplemental Classes/Resources

    • Library contains thousands of books labeled by reading/grade level
    • Integrated Curriculum:  Teachers work together to integrate subjects, relating themes and concepts across all grade levels
    • Special Classes: Art, Spanish (Pre-K – 5, 7-8), Latin (Grade 6), Physical Education, Technology, Library and Music
    • Middle School Leadership Opportunities – Tour Guides, Buddies, House Leaders, House Co-Leaders, House Advisory Board, Service Volunteers
    • Two full-time Title One resource teachers for reading (grades K-8)
    • One full-time Title One resource teacher for math (grades 1-8)


    • Bus transportation is available for students living in Northborough, MA.  Pre-Kindergarten students are not eligible for bus transportation.


    St. Bernadette School is a member of

    • National  Catholic Education Association (NCEA)
    • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • SBS Graduates

    By 8th grade, students have gained a strong sense of self.  Searching for a high school serves as an opportunity to reflect on who they are and which schools best fit their strengths and interests.  SBS graduates are spiritually, academically, socially, and emotionally prepared to begin the next chapter in their lives, and they continue their education in a diversity of excellent Catholic, private, independent and public schools in the area.