Curriculum

St. Simon School has a challenging academic program which meets the guidelines set by the Diocese of San Jose and the State of California. The curriculum is a dynamic program intended to educate the whole child in an environment that supports the harmonious development of each child's spiritual, intellectual, psychological, social and physical growth.

The St. Simon Religion curriculum follows the Diocese of San Jose Curriculum Guidelines. In 2000 the Diocese of San Jose adopted guidelines of the California State Board of Education K-12 Content Standards for language arts, mathematics, social science and science. St. Simon curriculum is detailed in the California State Board's website.

In addition to the core subjects, St. Simon curriculum includes:

  • Technology Education (K-8)
  • Foreign Language (Spanish) (K-8)
  • Music (K-5)*
  • Art (K-8)
  • Physical Education (K-8)

* Please note: Instrumental Band is supported as an extra curricular activity for Grades 4-8.


Curriculum Info and Book Title Inventory