Curriculum

Curriculum

Lebanon Catholic School provides a unique opportunity to all students that walk through our doors. Our faith filled campus provides a multitudinous array of academic opportunity beyond the core curricular subjects. To efficiently prepare students for a world of advanced study and rigorous regimen, our curriculum is built to lead our students to achieve success in their futures. Each student is placed on a level that best suits their individual academic needs. The instructional focus during the early education years, grades Pre-K to fifth, are trends in skills needed in each discipline and at every grade level. These skills of mastery will lead to a student’s success as they move through to their secondary education years. Therefore,when you enter the secondary school we have a three tiered curriculum structure that aims toward individual student success. Below, you will find the programs that we offer to our Advanced Placement, Honors and Academic leveled students.

 

ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM BOOKLET 2016-2017

SECONDARY CURRICULUM BOOKLET 2017-2018

 

Grades 9-12 follow a mandated credit expectation from The Pennsylvania Department of Education with additional credit expectations from Lebanon Catholic School.

® is placed next to the courses that are required for a student to pass towards graduation requirements.

Grade 9 Suggested Sequence of Courses
Religion (Catechism of the Catholic Church)   ®
Algebra 1 or Geometry H   ®
Biology H or Environmental Science   ®
Ancient History A&H   ®
English A&H   ®
German 1 or Spanish 1
Physical Education   ®
Computer Application 1   ®
Art  ®  (Semester)

 

Grade 10 Suggested Sequence of Courses
Religion (Sacred Scripture)   ®
Geometry A or Algebra 2 H   ®
Biology A or Chemistry H  ®
World History A&H   ®
World Literature A&H   ®
Physical Education   ®
First Aid  ®
Elective Course Choices: Computer II, Business, World Languages, Latin, Art I

 

Grade 11 Suggested Sequence of Courses
Religion (Morality)  ®
American Literature A&H   ®
Algebra 2 ®
Chemistry ®
United States History 2®, or AP American History
Physical Education ®
Elective Course Choices: Computer II, Business, World Languages, Art I, Art II, AP Language & Composition, Sociology & Psychology, Crime & Criminology, AP Political Science, Anatomy & Physiology H, Earth Science, Trigonometry H, Pre-Calculus H, Consumer Math

 

Grade 12 Suggested Sequence of Courses:
**Seniors must take and pass a minimum of 6 credits their senior year.
Religion (Vocations & Church History)   ®
Introduction to Economics & Pennsylvania History A&H ®
British Literature A & H   ®
Physical Education   ®
Mathematics (Statistics, Calculus H, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Consumer Math)
Anatomy & Physiology H, AP Environmental Science, Physics, Earth Science
Elective Course Choices: Computer II, Business, World Languages, AP Political Science, Sociology, Crime & Criminology, Psychology, Art I, Art II, Art III, Art Portfolio, AP Literature and Composition

 

A 100-93
B 92-85
C 84-75
D 74-70
F 69-60

Grade 6 Curriculum Requirements
Religion (Old Testament)
Mathematics
ILA (English/Grammar)
ILA (Literature)
Science
Social Studies (Geography)
Physical Education
Quarter Courses in Music 6, Informational Literacy 6, Computer 6, Art 6
Service Hours – 8, including a class Caritas project

 

Grade 7 Curriculum Requirements
Religion (New Testament)
General Mathematics 7 or Pre-Algebra***
Life Science
Pre-Columbia to US
ILA (English/Grammar)
ILA (Literature)
Physical Education
Semester courses in Computer 7, Studio Art 7
Service Hours – 8, including a class Caritas project

 

Grade 8 Curriculum Requirements
Religion (Church/Confirmation)
Pre-Algebra or Algebra 1
Introductory Physical Science – IPS
United States History to 1914
ILA (English/Grammar)
ILA (Literature)
Physical Education
Semester Courses in Health 8, Music 8, Introduction to Spanish (once a week), Introduction to German (once a week)
Service Hours- 16, including 4 Caritas hours

***Placement in 7th grade Pre-Algebra is determined by the final grade in 6th grade math, teacher recommendation, standardized test scores and placement test scores.

 

A 100-93
B 92-85
C 84-75
D 74-70
F 69-60

Grade K-4 Curriculum
Religion
Math
Language Arts
Subjects taught through thematic units
-Science
-Art
-Learning Center: These are incorporated daily to reinforce Math, Language Arts, and seasonal themes.

All students participate in Music and Gym

Grade Kindergarten Curriculum
Religion
Math
Science
Social Studies
Spelling
Handwriting
*All full-day students participate in Art, Computer, Music, Library, Gym and Spanish

Grade 1 Curriculum
Religion
Math
Language Arts
Writing Skills
*All students participate in Art, Computer, Music, Library, Gym and Spanish

Grade 2 Curriculum
Religion
Math
Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
*All students participate in Art, Computer, Music, Library, Gym and Spanish

Grade 3 Curriculum
Religion
Math
Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
*All students participate in Art, Computer, Music, Library, Gym and Spanish

Grade 4 Curriculum
Religion
Math
Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
*All students participate in Art, Computer, Music, Library, Gym and Spanish

Grade 5 Curriculum
Religion
Math
Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
*All students participate in Art, Computer, Music, Library, Gym and Spanish

Primary Grade Report Grades K-3

E Exceeds expectation
P Proficient
I In progress

 

Exceeds Expectations: The student learns independently and is able to accomplish new skills acquisition without support of the teacher. The student is able to apply knowledge to new material and beyond, easily and independently.

Proficient: The student is able to accomplish skills with support of the teacher and classroom setting. Application of newly learned material is achieved within standard measure of time. The student easily works with new skills in a group setting but is not yet independent.

In Progress: The student at this level needs repeated practice over an extended period of time to acquire new skills. The student is unable to apply new skill work independently or with group work. The student often requires individual teacher support.

 

Intermediate Grade Report Grades 4 and 5

A 100-93
B 92-85
C 84-75
D 74-70
F 69-60