Philosophy of the Curriculum

  •  We provide a broad range of subjects designed to help our students "learn to learn." The knowledge and capabilities these young men attain will help them in college and beyond. Choose the subjects below to see details on the each class offered as well as a summary of our teachers' responsibilities and educational backgrounds.

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    Credits and Course Load Requirements

    Our curriculum is developed with the understanding that all students who enroll at St. Thomas More School will attain college acceptance. In order to realize that ecpectation, a student must have a solid background in English literature and composition, Mathematics, and a broad exposure to History, foreign language, Science, and the Arts. Our curriculum, designed around required courses desired by most colleges, enables our students to develop those skills necessary for matriculation to and success in college.

    The minimum requirements for graduation are 16 credits, which include:

    • Four credits in English
    • Three credits in Mathematics
    • One credit in U.S. History
    • One credit in a Laboratory Science
    • Two credits in the same foreign language
    • One credit in Theology
    • One credit in Fine Arts
    • Three credits in core or elective courses