Curriculum » Academics


Programs for Students


The student and his/her family receive support through parent support group meetings and individual consultation.

Our staff and resources are available even subsequent to the student’s transfer or graduation from our school.

Saint Lucy School Program

Early Intervention

The purpose of this program is to offer vision and motor stimulation to enable your child to interact with his/her environment. Early intervention is meant to prevent or decrease developmental delays. This is a part-time program in which the frequency, location, and content are determined according to the needs of the child and wishes of the parent. Our instructor will work with your child in your home environment or at St. Lucy Day School. Parents’ questions and concerns are addressed and instructor’s suggestions and guidance are offered.

Early Intervention is for children birth to 3 years old.


The purpose of this program is to develop social interaction through group instruction, to reinforce positive self-esteem as well as foster learning readiness skills. Vision and motor stimulation are an integral part of this program.

Preschool is for children ages 3 to 5 year old.


Your child may attend this program on a full or part-time basis. Our goal is to maximize your child’s potential for learning. Instruction in special skill areas to enhance visual efficiency and/or full sensory awareness will prepare your child to function well in his/her home and school environment.

Kindergarten is for children ages 5 to 6 years old.

Grade 1 – 8

Flexible scheduling permits students to receive instruction in the expanded core curriculum areas along with traditional academic subjects.  Saint Lucy School utilizes the elementary academis curriculum of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.   Special skills taught include: braille, orientation and mobility, daily living skills and training on assistive technology.  Small group and individual instruction permit students to learn skills specific to their needs and according to their potential. Saint Lucy School curriculum also includes adaptive gym, adaptive art, music, assistive technology, and computer.

This curriculum is for children ages 6 to 13 years old.