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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 K–8 are assessed in reading, language usage (grammar) and mathematics. Students in grades 6, 7, and 8 are assessed in science. This is used by teachers to keep track of progress and growth in students.