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Junior High Curriculum

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The Villa Values are evident every school day at St. Ursula Villa, where the emphasis on academic excellence and whole child development truly shapes the lives of our children - the leaders of tomorrow. Villa students, partnering with their teachers and parents, set high expectations in all areas of learning and development. Each student's unique talents are nurtured; individual needs are met by a caring staff. Prayer and worship, reflection and service to others are an integral part of the Villa way of life.

  • Junior High (7 & 8)

    Junior High Curriculum

    • Highly-qualified experienced teachers specialized by subject
    • Strong team approach and collaboration among staff
    • Academically rigorous program with individualized student scheduling
    • Focus on study, test taking, time management, organization and note-taking skills
    • Emphasis on responsibility, independence, and leadership
    • Excellent academic preparation for acceptance at the high schools of choice
    • Daily religious education with opportunities for prayer, worship, reflection, retreats, and service to others
    • Preparation and reception of Confirmation at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral
    • Comprehensive language arts program in literature, composition, vocabulary, speech, and grammar
    • Public speaking and group projects
    • Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry in small, tiered, ability-based classes
    • Social Studies in American history and government
    • Science study of earth and physical science - chemistry and physics
    • Option of French, Latin, Spanish, or Communication Arts
    • Art, Physical Education, General Music and Music elective of Band or Choir
    • Opportunities for leadership and social development - Student Council, Villa Honor Society, Chi Alpha Omega service outreach
    • Field trips, guest presenters, Eighth Grade Musical, and class trip
    • Homework Club and after school care available until 6:00 pm

    Click here for Highlights of Seventh Grade

    Click here for Highlights of Eighth Grade

High School Preparation

Learn more about preparation for high school and the advantages of St. Ursula Villa's Junior High program

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