St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School achieves academic excellence with a challenging curriculum and a variety of instructional strategies. Teachers base instruction on the needs of their students and on current learning standards. Teachers use whole group and small group instruction, hands-on activities, inquiry and discovery, project based learning, class discussion, cooperative learning, and authentic assessments. Technology has become a strong component integrated in all areas of the curriculum. Throughout each subject area, textbooks are aligned with the standards and supplemented with other educational materials.
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School curriculum meets Illinois State Learning Standards, founded on the Common Core Standards. Our Catholic identity forms all aspects of our curriculum. All curriculum is reviewed and aligned to the teachings of the Catholic Church.
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Our middle school prioritizes development through a dynamic curriculum fostering lifelong learning, preparing students for academic challenges and a meaningful future beyond. At St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School, religion is central, permeating every aspect of instruction, aligning with the Diocese of Peoria’s curriculum guide. We proudly offer foreign language as a component of our dynamic curriculum. Embracing linguistic diversity enhances their cognitive abilities, fostering a well-rounded education. Our STEM initiative integrates science, technology, religion, engineering, the arts, and math, emphasizing communication, critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration within the framework of our Catholic faith.