Curriculum

Students follow a traditional curriculum grounded in English literature, grammar and composition, Latin and French, history, religion, mathematics, science, and the arts. In addition to advanced mathematics, honors classes are offered in English, history, and science in grades 9-12. Religion classes introduce students to the teachings, history, and theology of the Catholic Church. Informal logic is studied in grades 8 and 9. Field trips reinforce and build on work done in the classroom. Middle School students take Choir, Art, and Physical Education.

Grade 4

  • English: Grammar, Spelling, Penmanship, Literature, Composition
  • Colonial & Revolutionary American History, with special emphasis on Virginia, and Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Natural History
  • Religion: Faith and Life
  • Art & Choir
  • Physical Education

Grade 5

  • English: Grammar, Spelling, Penmanship, Literature, Composition
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Mathematics
  • Natural History
  • Religion: Faith and Life
  • Art & Choir
  • Physical Education

Grade 6

  • English: Grammar, Spelling, Penmanship, Literature, Composition
  • History: Medieval and Early Modern Europe (400-1650) / World History
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Religion: The Bible
  • Latin and French
  • Art & Choir
  • Physical Education

Grade 7

  • English: Grammar, Spelling, Literature, Composition
  • United States History (1492-1877) and Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Natural History
  • Religion: The Bible
  • Latin and French
  • Art & Choir
  • Physical Education

Grade 8

  • English: Grammar, Spelling, Literature, Composition
  • History: Modern Europe
  • Pre-Algebra or Algebra 1
  • Earth Science
  • Religion: Faith and Life
  • Latin or French
  • Art & Choir
  • Physical Education

Grade 9

  • English: Literature, Grammar, Composition
  • History: Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Algebra 1 or Geometry
  • Physical Science
  • Religion: Introduction to Sacred Scripture
  • Latin or French
  • Art / Choir (optional)
  • Sports

Grade 10

  • English: Literature, Grammar, Composition
  • History: Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • Geometry or Algebra 2
  • Biology
  • Religion:  Introduction to the Creed
  • Latin or French
  • Art / Choir (optional)
  • Sports

Grade 11

  • English: Literature, Grammar, Composition
  • History: United States
  • Algebra 2 or Precalculus Advanced
  • Chemistry
  • Religion:  Ethics and Apologetics
  • Latin or French
  • Art / Choir (optional)
  • Sports

Grade 12

  • English: Literature, Grammar, Composition
  • History: Modern European
  • Precalculus or Calculus
  • Physics
  • Religion:  The Church and the Modern World
  • Latin or French
  • Art / Choir (optional)
  • Sports (optional)

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