Kateri Tekakwitha School
Kateri Tekakwitha School is the English primary and elementary community school with an enrollment of 230 students. We offer a fifty percent French, English Nursery and Kindergarten full-day program. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year we are pleased to announce the launch of our three year, eighty percent French Immersion Kindergarten program that will continue at eighty percent French until grade two. A trilingual program from grade one through grade six is also provided to all students. Students are grouped in single-level and multi-age classrooms.
Kateri Tekakwitha School offers a wide variety of programs and services to students of the community such as French, Mohawk Language and Culture, Physical Education, Music as well as extra curricular activities in sports, arts and academics. Additional Resource Services are provided to students who require remediation and enrichment.
Kateri Tekakwitha School provides Kahnawa:ke children with an education characterized as culturally relevant, holistic, developmental, experiential, student-centered, cooperative, and inclusive.
Kateri Tekakwitha School Mission
As a community based school,
we believe our children are the future.
We, the parents and educators,
take pride in making it our responsibility,
in partnership with the community,
to prepare the children to be valuable members
of today’s society.
Through continual self-reflection,
using a culturally based holistic approach,
we endeavor to empower each child
to reach their full potential.