The distinct purpose of the Catholic schools is to proclaim the
Gospel message, to build community, and to educate. Within the school
community the administrators, teachers, clergy, parents and students
experience together what it means to live a life of prayer, community,
personal responsibility, and freedom, manifesting the Gospel values of
peace, justice, community, love, patience, reconciliation, and respect.
The curriculum in all schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is
developed and based on the California Essential Knowledge and Skills and
the national standards in specific academic area along with the
integration of Gospel values. Curriculum/Standards Guides are developed
and revised as needed with required in services for school personnel.
curriculum development, that builds on and enhances the Archdiocesan
curriculum/standards, is the responsibility of the principal in
consultation with the faculty. Each school strives for a well-balanced
curriculum development by considering factors such as individual needs,
instructional organization, strengths of the faculty, and current
The following curriculum documents are available for download
in PDF format.