"Love follows knowledge." –St. Thomas Aquinas
Curriculum and Frameworks
The Archdiocese of Boston Curriculum Frameworks (aligned to the MA Curriculum Frameworks):
English Language Arts: CSO Curriculum Framework English Language Arts, Grades PreK-8
Mathematics: CSO Curriculum Framework Mathematics, Grades PreK-8 [including Algebra I]
Social Studies: CSO Curriculum Framework Social Studies, Grades PreK-8
Science: CSO Curriculum Framework Science and Engineering, Grades PreK-8
Religion: The Archdiocese of Boston Faith Formation Standards
Teachers can also reference the Current Curriculum Frameworks - Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and locally aligned curricula materials.
The Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Faith Essentials for Grades K-8
Catholic Schools Office: Archdiocese of Boston -- CSO Academic Benchmarks
Support materials for student assessments, including NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association) MAP(Measures of Academic Progress) testing NWEA UAP
MAP Information: Students in grades 2–8 are assessed in reading, language usage (grammar) and mathematics. Students in grades 7 and 8 are assessed in science. This is used by teachers to keep track of progress and growth in students.