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Our K - 8 Education

Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade

Our curriculum includes:

  • Love of Jesus and others, sacramental preparation for Reconciliation and Eucharist, Creation, Mass preparation and participation, Rosary, Mary, Nativity Story, basic Catholic Prayers

  • Pre-reading skills, phonics, phonemic awareness, sight words, word structure, vocabulary, oral reading fluency, comprehension, D’Nealian handwriting, six-trait writing

  • Number-sense skills, computation of addition and subtraction, double-digit addition and subtraction, telling time, counting money, measurement, place value, graphing

  • Forces and motion, life cycles, sound, rocks, soils, habitats, weather, plants

  • United States regions, Native Americans, economics, national symbols, early American History

  • Coding, robotics, design, beginning engineering concepts, digital citizenship, keyboarding, Google docs, Google Sheets


3rd & 4th Grade

Our curriculum includes:

  • Old and New Testament, Liturgical year, Ten Commandments, Beatitudes, Sacraments, Sacramentals, saints, miracles of Jesus

  • Parts of speech, sequencing, fact and opinion, inferences, dictionary skills, paragraph writing, grammar, exposure to various genres of literature, sentence structure, comprehension skills

  • Place value, problem-solving, multiplication and division facts, long division, geometry, square roots, decimals, fractions, graphing

  • Animal life cycles, matter, earth, solar system, weather, water cycle, plant life cycle, measurement tools, electricity, friction, gravity, animal habitats


  • Government, early U.S. settlement, cultures, communities, maps, United States regions, Missouri history

  • Navigation of multiple programs (online), keyboarding skills, Internet search techniques

  • Coding, robotics, design, beginning engineering concepts, digital citizenship & digital Gmail responsibility, keyboarding, basic video production

5th  & 6th Grade

Our curriculum includes:

  • Liturgy, Sacraments, the Rosary, Prayer, Creed, Old and New Testament, parables, social justice, Trinity, morality

  • Spelling, vocabulary, grammar, mechanics, writing process, six-trait writing, personal narratives, expository writing, research papers, letter writing, creative writing, reading a variety of genres, short stories, poetry, drama, mythology, comprehension skills, fluency

  • Place value, probability, geometry, measurement, fractions, decimals, percent’s, problem solving, graphs, geometry

  • Scientific method, animal adaptations, ecology, genetics, Earth science, solar system

  • Colonial times through the American Revolution, 20th century U.S., ancient civilizations, geography, the Reformation, Renaissance, map skills

  • Multi-media design, robotics, engineering design process, Google Suites, biomedical


7th & 8th Grade

Our curriculum includes:

  • Theology of the Body, Salvation history, moral virtues, scripture, theology, Incarnation, Trinity, Paschal Mystery

  • Problem solving, proportional thinking with algebraic concepts embedded throughout the program

  • Novel studies, literacy analysis, short stories, poetry, screenplays, thesis statements, research papers, precision in writing, and grammar

  • Cells, human organ systems, ecology, plant life, matter, energy, force and motion

  • American Revolution, Manifest Destiny, Civil War, Reconstruction, the Great Depression, World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam, U.S. Constitution

  • Design & Modeling, Medical Detectives, multi-media design, robotics, coding

Interested in Applying?

Our goal is to make a quality Catholic education available to as many families as possible.


We look forward to the opportunity of educating your children. Thank you for considering St. Therese School.



the Basics


Go above and beyond our education with our additional programs  including STEAM, Arts, and Quest.




From athletics to robotics and more, students can participate in a wide variety of enriching activities.

The St. Therese Difference


Learn about our education philosophy and what makes us Viking Strong! 

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