Saint Kilian Parish School is proud to present a curriculum that provides our students with the building blocks for lifetime learning and faith development. We offer a strong, traditional curriculum that seeks knowledge and practice of the Catholic faith, academic excellence, and moral courage. Our curriculum meets all the requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and gives special attention to the integration of Gospel values. In addition to a rich curriculum, students enjoy an articulate and caring faculty, an intimacy with the church and parish, and a variety of special subjects, enrichment programs, extracurricular activities, athletic programs and community service activities.
The academic coursework at Saint Kilian Parish School is designed to be both challenging and intellectually fulfilling. Core classes of Religion, Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies are linked closely with Art, Character Development, Library, Music, Physical Education, Spanish, Media, and Writing. All exercises, teaching methods, homework and discussions are grade appropriate and tailored for individual abilities through differentiation. Instruction in technology, computer literacy and library skills are offered as special subjects and are also integrated throughout the core subjects.
By using integrated, interdisciplinary teaching strategies, Saint Kilian Parish School promotes academic excellence and sound character development within a nurturing environment, ensuring that each child is treated as an individual. Remedial and Gifted auxiliary services are available to qualifying students. At Saint Kilian Parish School, we are committed to helping every child reach his or her fullest potential.
For the academic year 2016-2017, our homeroom size do not exceed 24 students in grades K-6. Grades 7-8 core class sizes are low twenties. Classroom environments are consistent with best practices for a middle school and mathematics is taught within ability groups.
All core subjects are taught by subject certified instructors. Please click on the subject(s) below for details.