What We Offer
Our school building has a certain character that warms the heart. Our school has been a part of the Meriden community since 1915. The gymnasium and cafeteria are more recent additions that currently host a number of school and local events. Students have the opportunity to buy hot lunch every day. There is also an a la cart selection for students.
We play different games every day that we have gym. We also have a great gym teacher. – Grade 6 student
The lunch room is huge and beautiful, and the food is better than other school’s food. – Grade 6 student
A la cart rocks. It has everything that you want for lunch. – Grade 8 student
Our classrooms are being integrated with smart board technology as part of a program of ongoing improvements. To date, almost all of our classrooms have interactive smart boards.
Our computer lab has recently been upgraded with new laptops for all of the students to use as part of the technology program. Wireless internet is also available throughout the school. Click here to read the Meriden Patch story about our technology program.
I like computers, recess and the cafeteria. I have a lot of friends at school. – Kindergarten student
In technology class, we do PowerPoint and very fun projects. – Grade 6 student
Our Learning Environment
St. Stanislaus provides a friendly, relaxed atmosphere of learning for your child. Your child enters a community of learners that supports and nurtures holistic growth of mind, body, and soul. Our curriculum integrates each of these aspects into your child’s day at school.
I think my parents sent me here because they care about me and want me to grow up to behave and have good academics skills. – Grade 6 student
My parents chose for me to come here because there were a lot of fights in other schools. – Grade 8 student
Our Proven Results
Catholic schools like St. Stanislaus are renowned for academic excellence. Students in Catholic schools consistently score in the top third on the Iowa Standard Test, a standardized achievement test that is given to students in grades three through seven. The students at St. Stanislaus School consistently score high.
If a student needs additional help, resources are available from a qualified team of teachers who provide both remedial and enrichment resources. St. Stanislaus School participates in the Title I program.
Our school has a safety plan in place in order to respond to possible emergencies in an effective manner. We have regular in-service training for faculty and staff on their roles should an emergency occur. Fire drills are conducted throughout the year. Members of the local Fire and Police departments visit our classrooms to instruct students on safety.