Academics

  • The administration, faculty and staff of O.L.S.S. are committed to providing an excellent education to our students in a safe environment. 

    In addition to the core subjects of Math, Science, Reading, Religion, Social Studies, Language Arts, Composition, and Spelling, students have Physical Education, Art, Music, Spanish and Computer classes. Grades 5 thru 8 are departmental.

      Our Remediation program strives to help meet the needs of children with weaknesses. Our Math Enrichment program in Grade 8 allows gifted students to work at a High School level. In addition, the New York State Common Core Standards will be implemented in all grades from Pre K4 to Gr. 8.
     
    Listed below are the Honors criteria for Grades 6-8 and the 
    Principal's List Criteria for Grades 3-8. 

    GENERAL EXCELLENCE

    ·   95 or higher final total average in the final column of the report card

    ·   All final subject grades must be 95 or higher

    ·   A in General Effort

    ·   Minimum of B in all other areas

     FIRST HONORS

    ·   90 or higher final total average in the final column of the report card

    ·   All final subject grades must be 90 or higher

    ·   A in General Effort

    ·   Minimum of B in all other areas

     SECOND HONORS

    ·   85 or higher final total average in the final column of the report card

    ·   All final subject grades must be 85 or higher

    ·   B in General Effort

    ·   Minimum of B in all other areas

     ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR ALL CATEGORIES

    ·         No more than 6 latenesses for the year

    ·         No more than 20 days absent for the year

    General Effort, Conduct, Art, Music, Spanish, and Physical Education will be given a letter grade of A, B, C, D, or F.

    Principal’s List

    Criteria

    • 90 and above in all academic subjects including total quarterly average
    • At least a B in all other areas
    • No more than 1 lateness 

    General Information

     For Grades 3-5

    • Principal’s List is for each quarterly report card
    • Principal’s List will be published and displayed
    • Principal’s List does not include Midterm and /or Final exams 

    For Grades 6-8

    • Principal’s List is for each quarterly report card
    • Honors Criteria will be used for the Final Marking period for Gr 6,7,8
    • Principal’s List will  be published and displayed
    • Principal’s List does not include Midterm and/ or Final exams