National Excellence








Congratulations to Katrina (grade 8)
and Jakob (grade 6) F., both earned
High Honors on the 2014 Johns
Hopkins Talent Search testing.
More than 38,000 outstanding
students from the U.S. and
abroad take this above-grade-level
test. From this select group,
less than thirty percent of the
students who enter the Talent
Search achieve test scores at
this level. Jakob who presently
is in the 6th Grade, scored in
the 95th percentile in Verbal
Ability compared to 8th graders.
Katrina, who presently is in the
8th Grade, scored in the 99th
percentile in Verbal ability and
96th percentile in Math ability
compared to 12th graders.

Both Katrina and Jakob will
receive High Honor awards at the
state level in the Spring. Katrina’s
scores, which were in the top 3%
in the world, was also acknowledged
at the Grand Ceremony, which took
place at the Johns Hopkins University
campus in Maryland on October 19,
2014. This is the second consecutive
year Katrina has received the Grand
Ceremony invitation.


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Saint Catherine of Siena School fosters academic success with a challenging curriculum taught by inspiring and caring teachers. Our students excel every year, earning merit based scholarships to High School presawardand academic merit awards, including Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Award, and the President's Award for National Excellence.

Saint Catherine of Siena School is fully accredited by the State of New Jersey, the Archdiocese of Newark and the Middle States Commission on Elementary Education. Saint Catherine's is also a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.


Total 2017 Academic Scholarships offered to our 8th grade*



Full Scholarship • Regis High School

Jakob F.


Academic Scholarship • Mount Saint Dominic Academy

Tiffany C.


Academic Scholarship • Morris Catholic

Tiffany C., Katrina G.


Academic Scholarship • Seton Hall Prep

William D., Jakob F., Derek P.


Academic Scholarship • Bergen Catholic

Jakob F.


Academic Scholarship • Oratory Prep

Will D.


Academic Scholarship • St. Mary's

Brandon D., Michel R.


Academic Scholarship • Mary Help of Christians

Katrina G., Anastacia V.


Academic Scholarship • DePaul Catholic

Tiffany C.


Year after year...


Academic Scholarship Seton Hall Prep • Nicolas S., Jack M. • Academic Scholarship Oratory Prep • Jack M.• Academic Scholarship Paramus Catholic • Olivia P.
Full Academic Scholarship Mount Saint Dominic Academy • Brooke R. • Full Academic Scholarship Academy of Holy Angels • Ashley H • Full Academic Scholarship Lacordaire • Brooke R • Half Scholarship Mount Saint Dominic Academy • Katrina F. • Academic Scholarships Oratory Prep • Luigi F., Jordan A. • S.T.E.M. & Merit Scholarships Immaculate Heart Academy • Diana M., Ashley H., Katrina F. • Academic Scholarships Seton Hall Prep • Luigi F., Jordan A.• Academic Scholarships Paramus Catholic • Addison F., Diana M., Brooke R • Academic Scholarships Mount St. Mary Academy • Diana M
Academic Scholarship Seton Hall Prep • Dwight T., Luke T. • Academic Scholarship St. Peter's Prep • Daniel K.
Academic Scholarship Mount Saint Dominic Academy • Megan C. • Academic Scholarship Seton Hall Prep • Owen T., Stephen R., Zachary G. • Academic Scholarship Lacordaire Academy Elizabeth S. • Academic Scholarship Paramus Catholic • Sydney C.
Full Academic Scholarship Mount Saint Dominic Academy • Gabrielle R. • Half Academic Scholarship Mount Saint Dominic • Lucy S.
Full Academic Scholarship Regis High School, NYCAlex U.
Full Academic Scholarship Regis High School, NYC • Kevin F.

(*as of 1/27/17)

Exemplary Teacher Award

Mrs. Carol Scalo - Exemplary Teacher Award

(Mrs. Carol Scalo currently teaches Grades 6,7,8 Science and Science Lab along with Homeroom Grade 7, and Grade 7 Religion, Social Studies, Spelling)

"The Lynch School of Education at Boston College has, as part of its mission, "to enhance the human condition, to expand the human imagination, and to make the world more just." What could be more fitting than to ask seniors to nominate teachers and counselors who have exemplified the spirit of that mission? On behalf behalf of the Undergratuate Senate, I am pleased to inform you that Bryan Ramos has nominated Mrs. Carol Scalo for our Exemplary Teacher Award. Congratulations for inspiring Bryan and countless others!" -Robyn Antonucci, LSOE Senate Chairperson

"Mrs. Carol Scalo ... is the epitome of what it means to love teaching, to have your enthusiasm be infectious and to go above and beyond for your students." -Bryan Ramos