St. Leo School is a Catholic elementary school located in the Corona neighborhood of Queens, NYC. The school serves nursery students through eighth grade and is operated by the St. Leo parish at 104-19 49th Avenue.
St. Leo’s motto is “Scholarship, Leadership, Service,” and that’s a motto they live up to.
The school starts its nursery school students off with language arts and art as a special class. Pre-kindergarten students through second grade study literature and math. In kindergarten, they pick up science and social studies.
Special curriculum classes include music, physical education, library science, and computer lab.
St. Leo School was founded by the Gray Nuns of the Sacred Heart in 1924. The faculty is committed to laying a solid spiritual foundation as well as an academic leg up to students who attend the school. Christian values and morals are taught unashamedly.
The three-year-old nursery school program is both a full-day and a half-day program. The preschool program is also full- and half-day. Kindergarten is a full-day program. St. Leo also offers a breakfast and an after school program.
Other services offered include Title I remedial math, reading, English as a Second Language, a resource room, and a guidance counselor. Students also attend liturgy and daily religious education as well as weekly computer classes. St. Leo offers plenty of clubs and activities including math and poetry bees.