Grades 1 - 7

The St. Francis de Sales Cathedral School curriculum stresses a faith-filled approach to the education of the whole student through the Louisiana curriculum standards and differentiated instructional strategies to meet the needs of all students.

Below are some of the many programs and strategies used to engage students in learning:

  • Small group and whole class instruction
  • Hands-on materials used in developmentally appropriate learning activities
  • Use of technology to enhance instruction
  • Weekly Mass
  • Daily religion classes taught by certified Catechist
  • Weekly enrichment classes: physical education, technology, guidance, and library
  • Academic support services provided
  • Freckle in grades K - 7th
  • Accelerated Reader / Star Reading Assessments
  • STEM activities at all grade levels
  • ACT Aspire in grades 3 - 7
  • Science Lab access at all grade levels
  • Guest speakers
  • Educational field trips
  • Textbook access in both print and online versions