Because You Expect More

Within a dual campus model, the Unified Schools of St. Mary Magdalen (PK-4) & St. John the Evangelist (5-8) offer a strong, well-rounded academic curriculum. Our courses have an emphasis on science and technology while students are immersed in a diverse learning environment. We pride ourselves on providing every enrolled child in grades PK-8 with the opportunity to thrive and be successful in a global society.

Our unified schools serve families from different backgrounds, cultures and faiths who each share a commitment to Catholic school education. Our schools excel at differentiating both instruction and school structure in order to offer the opportunities that parents want and that children need. Partnering with parents for the education of their child is part of our core mission.

The Unified Schools of St. Mary Magdalen & St. John the Evangelist is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

What Sets Our School Apart?

Our Approach

  • Joy-filled culture of active faith and value formation.
  • Preparation and practice in organizational skills, test-taking, and effective writing.
  • Differentiated instruction to meet individual learning needs.
  • Intervention to provide additional instructional support where needed.

Our Curriculum

  • Innovative curriculum that exceeds the Common Core and is centered on the holistic development of every student.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) incorporated at all grade levels.
  • Emphasis on critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Robust enrichment opportunities for students in math, reading, writing, and entrepreneurial skills.
  • PK (5-day or 3-day) and full day Kindergarten.

Our Extracurriculars

  • Intra- and interscholastic athletic programs to build strong physical and mental skills.
  • Extra-curricular programs in service, robotics, art, music, media production, coding and digital arts, and more.
  • Convenient before and after-school programs.

Our Facilities

  • Spacious modern dual-campus and facilities.
  • Each campus has its own playing field and full-size gymnasium.
  • Science and Maker-Space/Innovation Labs, Outdoor Classroom and library/media center at each campus.
  • School bus transportation is available from Watertown, Oakville, Waterbury, and Naugatuck.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Academic Programs

We support the continuous improvement of student achievement, as our curriculum was designed to not only meet, but exceed state and national standards.


Meet the Staff

Our faculty provides a nurturing environment that encourages self-discovery—offering each student the path to a successful educational career.