Curriculum

 A Central Catholic Education

 A Central Catholic education offers a holistic environment that focuses on more than student acquisition of simple facts. Through engaging technology and a safe, spiritual environment, students are able to explore timely global concepts, develop necessary academic skills, apply skills and strategies to solve problems, and create relationships that foster academic growth and spiritual development.

The curriculum is designed to enable students to:

  • Think critically
  • Communicate effectively
  • Become independent and inquisitive thinkers
  • Develop social and religious values
  • Prepare for college and/or career

 

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Academic Tracks

INTRODUCTION

Central Catholic employs a curriculum that enables all students to reach their full potential through placement in either the college prep or honors academic track. While both academic tracks offer appropriate courses to prepare students for college and/or career, each track is differentiated to effectively meet the needs of the students in the class.

 

Students are placed into either the college prep or honors academic track based upon academic achievement. The following requirements must be fulfilled in order to be placed into the honors track:

  • A 3.2 GPA or higher in the core courses
  • A final grade of a “B” or higher in the pre-requisite course.
  • Student scores in the 75th percentile or higher on each section of the ASPIRE standardized test.

 

COLLEGE PREP

The college prep courses are organized to provide more teacher direction throughout the lesson. Through repetition and continual modeling of skills and concepts, students are given more direct instruction and practice of skills and concepts.

 

HONORS

The honors courses are appropriately differentiated to provide more student-centered lessons. Objectives reflect activities that include high-level independent thinking and analysis, an increase in creative problem solving, and more rigorous discover learning. Lessons include one or more of the following dimensions: depth of knowledge, complexity of tasks, and/or acceleration of pacing.

 

ACCELERATED PATH

Students who qualify may begin taking high school courses in eighth grade. The following requirements must be fulfilled for students to be considered for acceleration:

  • Student scores in the 85th percentile or higher on each section of the ASPIRE standardized test
  • A grade of “B” or higher in English 7, Reading 7, Math 7, and Life Science

 

LEARNING CENTER

Students in the college prep academic track with identified learning differences can receive further academic assistance through the Learning Center. The Learning Center strives to meet individualized accommodations necessary for students to succeed in the classroom.

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Course Offerings by Grade Level (2016-2017)

Departments

201 Church Street, Lockport, LA 70374
300 Verret Street, Houma, LA 70360
309 Funderburk Avenue, Houma, LA 70364
501 Cardinal Drive, Thibodaux, LA 70301
3492 Nies Street, Raceland, LA 70394
807 Barbier Avenue, Thibodaux, LA 70301
12925 East Main Street, Larose, LA 70373
324 Estate Drive, Houma, LA 70364
441 Sixth Street, Houma, LA 70364
2100 Cedar Street, Unit 2, Morgan City, LA 70380 Contact: hceoffice@htdiocese.org
2100 Cedar Street, Unit 1 Morgan City, LA 70380