Saints Peter and Paul School Curriculum Overview

The following curriculum goals and standards have been developed by principals and teachers throughout the Diocese of Joliet. The Saints Peter & Paul curriculum goes beyond these benchmarks to address the needs of all the students.

Faith Formation

Fine Arts
Language of the Arts
Creating and Performing
Arts & Civilization

English Language Arts
Reading Standards
Language Arts Standards

Mathematics Standards
Mathematics Standards
Physical Education
Physical Fitness
Team Building
Human Body Systems
Decision Making

Inquiry & Design
Concepts & Principles
Science, Technology & Society

Social Science
Political Systems
Social Systems

Social Emotional
Self-awareness & Self-management Skills
Social-awareness & Interpersonal Skills
Decision-making & Responsible Behavior

World Languages


Our Internet Safety Policy provides for monitoring of online activities of minors and the education of minors in appropriate online behavior, including interacting with other individuals on social networking sites and in chat rooms, cyberbullying awareness and response.


Below is a snapshot of the curriculum by grade. The curriculum spirals and each year builds upon the next, therefore the skills covered in previous grades are reinforced in subsequent years.

2016-17 Kindergarten Handbook

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4 

Grade 5 

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8