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Kindergarten at St. Margaret School

At St. Margaret School, we are dedicated to equipping our elementary students with the skills and knowledge they need to excel not only in their current academic pursuits but also as they transition into Elementary School and beyond. Through a comprehensive curriculum and a range of specialized activities, we foster critical thinking, creativity, and a love for learning that lay the foundation for continued success.

Our kindergarten program utilizes a variety of strategies and projects to teach academic subjects, ensuring that students are engaged and challenged at every step of their educational journey. From analyzing and interpreting texts to performing dramatizations and dioramas, our students develop essential skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and effective communication.

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Kindergarten By The Numbers

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Subject Areas

As a distinguished Catholic school located in Bel Air, MD, St. Margaret School is dedicated to providing our elementary students with a robust academic foundation. Our kindergarten curriculum prioritizes the foundational subjects of Religion, Mathematics, and English Language Arts, ensuring students develop a strong academic footing.

In Religion, students follow the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s curriculum, fostering values and community. Mathematics instruction encompasses fundamental concepts such as counting, subitizing, and measurement, laying the groundwork for numerical fluency. English Language Arts instruction cultivates curiosity, active reading, and vocabulary development, promoting strong communication skills.

Alongside these core subjects, our curriculum also includes enriching opportunities in Science, Instructional Technology, Social Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, Physical Education/Health, and World Languages. Through these additional subject areas, students engage in hands-on exploration, critical thinking, creativity, and global awareness, further enhancing their educational experience.


“Bringing Good News” is the Archdiocese of Baltimore Religion Curriculum for Elementary Schools. This standards-based curriculum serves as a guide, a road map for both teachers and students as they embark on a journey, which will provide them with the knowledge and understanding of the faith as witnessed in the teachings and the traditions of the Catholic Church. The curriculum is built on the Six Tasks of Catechesis: Promoting Knowledge of the Faith; Liturgical Education; Moral Formation; Teaching to Pray; Education for Community Life; and Missionary Initiation, and is aligned with the Assessment of Catholic Religious Education (IFG: ACRE).


The curriculum for all elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore includes the following units:

  • Counting and Cardinality
  • Operations and Algebraic Thinking
  • Measurement and Data
  • Numbers and Operations in Base Ten
  • Geometry
  • Numbers and Operations

Catholic educators never forget that our schools exist to bring our students to Christ. By continuing to implement new standards that are challenging, we work to fulfill the promise of quality Catholic education that educates the whole child, both mind and soul.

English Language Arts

The English Language Arts Curriculum for the Archdiocese of Baltimore is designed using the Catholic, College, and Career Ready clusters as its foundation. Through literature, this course of study fosters students’ Catholic identity, shaping them to be models of Christian living for others. This curriculum is fully integrated with our Catholic faith. We provide students with a curriculum that is rigorous and rich in literature, oral and written language, grammar, writing, vocabulary, informational literature, and multimedia/technology.

Additional Subject Areas

The following subject areas are currently under revision across the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Please contact the school directly if you would like more information regarding these standards and essential skills.

  • Science
  • Instructional Technology
  • Social Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Physical Education/Health
  • World Languages

Ready to Learn More About Our Catholic Kindergarten School in Bel Air, MD?

Discover the excellence of St. Margaret School’s Kindergarten School Program! Contact us with any inquiries or to schedule a personalized tour, and explore the benefits of a Catholic education tailored to your child’s development. Uncover our comprehensive curriculum, seamlessly integrated technology, vibrant arts and music programs, energizing athletic activities, and a diverse array of engaging clubs and extracurriculars. Join us in shaping a holistic educational experience for your child at St. Margaret School, where excellence flourishes within a supportive Catholic community!

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Ready to Explore St. Margaret School?

Located in Bel Air, Maryland St. Margaret School is a private Catholic School for students in PreK-3 through 8th Grade. To learn more about our school community and the admissions process we encourage you to contact our Admissions team today.

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