Curriculum View

The program of studies implemented at St. John the Baptist School follows the Lincoln Diocesan Education Department curriculum and is in full compliance with the State of Nebraska Department of Education Guidelines. Each faculty member will cover the prescribed content, in accordance with these guidelines, within the designated grade level. Allowances are made for students who are accelerated or need extra help. Formal evaluations take place in the form of pre- or post-testing, using the evaluation tools provided by the textbook publishing company to document successful mastery of the content.

The curriculum includes the following subject areas:

  • ArtIMG_0351 - Copy
  • Computer Technology
  • Language Arts:
    • English
    • Handwriting
    • Reading
    • Spelling
  • Library Media Skills
  • Mathematics
  • Music (Vocal & Band)
  • Physical Education and Guidance
  • Religion
  • Science and Health
  • Social Studies

**Grades are posted to Parent Connect. All parents/guardians are given a unique username and password login to the site.**

Each year, students grades 3-8 take the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS). St. Johns Students tested higher than the national average in every subject in the 2016-2017 school year.

St. John the Baptist School maintains a textbook adoption schedule where each subject area is reviewed, and materials purchased/updated every 5-7 years.