St. Charles Borromeo Academy is a scholarly educational institution which provides a Catholic, Classical Education focused on the integral human formation and the pursuit of truth, goodness, and beauty.
The teachings and beauty of our Catholic faith is not only a subject of academic study in each grade but is woven through all of what we do at Borromeo Academy, providing unity and cohesiveness to the curriculum.
Classical education emphasizes the transcendentals of Truth, Beauty, and Goodness. It seeks to cultivate a sense of wonder and awe helping students develop a genuine love for learning and serving.
Classical education introduces students to classical teachings that influenced Him and those through which He influenced the past two millennia, especially in morality, liberal arts, fine arts, and outreach to others.
Classical education expects students to develop a well-trained mind capable of thinking critically and communicating eloquently. The Borromeo Academy community embraces a strong work ethic and moral compass that permits students to challenge cultural values and the status quo.
Classical education is a language-rich approach to the curriculum where priority is given to great literature rather than textbooks as the foundation of learning.
Classical education views parents as the primary educators and teachers are viewed as co-educators. In the classical model of education, teachers teach for mastery of content.
Catholic liberal or classical education begins with the conviction that to be wise tomorrow, we must begin today to learn the wisdom of yesterday.
Classical education offers students courses in Latin, grammar, logic, and debate.
To best facilitate a classical approach to teaching, St. Charles Borromeo Academy commits to providing small class sizes, allowing each student the best opportunities to become smarter, holier, and wiser.
Classical education understands that education should primarily be about the acquisition of virtue, and only secondarily about vocational preparation.
Kindergarten: Community, Bible history, families
1st Grade: Colonization, Geography, US traditions
2nd Grade: US history, Gov't, Ancient Egypt, Geography
3rd Grade: Greek/Roman (500BC-400 AD)
4th Grade: Medieval (400-1600)
5th Grade: Early Modern/US (1600-present)
6th Grade: Ancient (Greek/Roman 500BC-400)
7th Grade: Christendom Medieval/Early Modern (400-1650)
8th Grade: New World (Modern US 1850-present)