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School Curriculum

Cathedral Prep offers a demanding college prep curriculum that prepares students to handle the academic rigors of college. A variety of courses are offered that challenge our students to grow and develop their knowledge and skills in a variety of subject areas. In addition to the core curriculum, a variety of electives are offered to broaden and tap into the students' interests.

Levels of Courses of Study

The Cathedral Preparatory School offers three levels of study in college preparatory work designed as follows:

Advanced Placement (AP) College level courses offered to able, ambitious students and designed to meet the Advanced Placement Examinations of the College Entrance Examination Board.

Honors (H) College preparatory courses which require advanced work or in-depth study beyond regular academic requirements.

Academic (A) College Preparatory courses which meet the average standards of college entrance requirements.

Grading Scale and Quality Points

Core academic subjects are weighted with Quality Point Values in respect to the three levels of study. This system provides an equitable method of
determining Scholastic Honors and class rank.

ABCDF
AP/PreAp65410
H54310
A43210

Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 30.0 credits is required for graduation from Cathedral Preparatory School. These credits shall include:

Business, Computer, Information Technology

1.0 credit

Health and Physical Education

1.0 credits

Language Arts

4.0 credits

Mathematics

4.0 credits

Music, Visual, & Performing Arts

1.0 credits

Science

4.0 credits

Social Studies

3.5 credits

Theology

4.0 Credits

World Language

2.0 credits

General Electives

3.5 credits


TOTAL CREDITS: 28

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Twenty-Five (25) service hours each of the four years.

Students are required to take the SAT

and/or the ACT exam.

Seniors are required to be accepted to a 4-year college.

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