The academic curriculum of the schools of in the Diocese of Victoria follows the standards set forth by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department.
Curriculum seeks to develop the individual’s highest potential through a teaching/learning process that promotes proficiency in language arts, English, mathematics, technology, science, social studies, fine arts, foreign language, and physical education. Curriculum emphasizes development of the higher level thinking skills of research, analysis, evaluation and problem solving.
The Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) is being administered to all students in grades 1-11. This is a nationally-normalized test designed to measure achievement in reading, language development, mathematics, social studies, science, use of information, and listening and thinking skills. In selected grades, students will also be taking the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT), which is an abilities test that assists the teachers in planning for their students. Prior to the ITBS,, the Stanford Test was being used throughout the diocese.
Students in grade 12 take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and/or the American College Test (ACT).