About


School Profile

Accreditation
Saint Gregory the Great School is recognized by the State of Virginia and is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) and the Virginia Catholic Education Association (VCEA). The Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award was presented to Saint Gregory School in 2007.
Curriculum
The basic curriculum consists of classes in religion, mathematics, language arts, reading, science, social studies, as well as semi-weekly classes in physical education. Each class also participates in weekly art, computer, library, and music classes. Spanish is offered once weekly in grades kindergarten through grade five, three times weekly in grades six and seven, and five days a week to grade eight students. Eighth graders, who qualify, are able to take Geometry, Algebra 1, and Spanish 1 for high school credit. Further information regarding the curriculum is posted on the Diocese of Richmond website.

Testing Program
Students in grades 2-8 are tested in math and reading each trimester using the Scantron Test.
ACRE Test for religion – grades 5 and 8
Orleans Hanna for math placement – grades 5-6

Support/Enrichment
Learning Resource (PK-K)
Pathways to Learning (1-3)
Title I – reading and math
HS Algebra I (7-8) and
Geometry (8)
HS Spanish I (8)
 
STREAM activities (PK-8)
Accelerated Reading (1-5)
Honors Math (4-5)
HS Earth Science (8) 
Traditions
AM/PM prayer over PA
Weekly Masses
Stations of the Cross
Special Day Prayer Services
 
Classroom Prayer
May Procession
Saints Day Parade 
Sacramental Preparation-Penance and Eucharist-grade 2
School-wide Opportunities for Penance
Grade-Paired Buddies
Christmas Program
Talent Show
Art Festival
Field Day
Book Fair
Trick or Trunk
Santa’s Workshop
Breakfast with Santa
Field Trips

Enrollment
Grades Pre-K 4 year old through 8th
Total: 658 Girls: 350 Boys: 308
Catholic: 93% Non-Catholic: 7%

Faculty/Staff
Principal: Mrs. Gina Coss, Ed.S.
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Kika Glass
44 Full-Time Teachers/ 2 Part-Time Teachers
9 Classroom Aides

Before and After School Care
A before and after school child care program entitled Before/Beyond the Bell is offered to parents at an additional fee billed monthly or on an as-needed (drop-in) basis.  Students are provided with homework assistance, a nutritious snack, and supervised recess.

Activities
Altar Servers
Band
Choir

Service Club
Homework Club
Student Council
After School Clubs/Classes
Sewing Club
Literary Magazine           Destination Imagination
Lego Robotics
Chess Club
Model United Nations

Athletics

Basketball – (3-8)
Cheering – (3-8) for the basketball season.
Field Hockey - girls grades 2 - 8
Soccer – (Pre-K-8)
Track and Field – (5-8)
Cross Country – (5-8)
Golf – (6-8) 
Volleyball - girls grades 6 - 8 
For further information, regarding athletics please refer to the Saint Gregory the Great Parish/School Athletics Handbook.

Cafeteria
Our cafeteria offers a variety of lunch selections throughout the month. Students may purchase lunch on a daily basis.
There is a peanut-free table for those students who have allergies.

Contact us

Saint Gregory the Great Catholic School
5343 Virginia Beach Boulevard,
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

School: 757.497.1811
Fax: 757.497.7005
Beyond the Bell: 757-692-0901
Email: office@sggsvb.org
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