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Middle Level Academics

Continuing the Tradition

  • Founded in 1871
  • Under the direction of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament
  • Co-educational
  • Grades 6 through 8

Reinforcing Religious Values

  • Daily classroom prayer
  • Weekly Mass
  • Music ministry
  • Altar servers
  • Opportunities to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation during Advent and Lent
  • Stations of the Cross during Lent
  • Rosary prayed especially during October and May
  • Advent wreath and prayer during Advent
  • May Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Integrating Gospel values into the the curriculum
  • Grade level retreats

Excelling in Academics

  • College preparatory curriculum including inter-disciplinary approach which emphasizes the relationship among subject areas
  • Core curriculum classes: religious studies, math, science, history, related arts, wellness (physical education and health), and Spanish
  • Qualifying 8th grade students eligible to earn high school credits for algebra I, and integrated physics, and chemistry (IPC), and Spanish I
  • Qualifying 8th grade students eligible to earn high school algebra honors, and Pre-AP geometry credits
  • Qualifying 7th grade students eligible to earn algebra I credit
  • Electives: computer skills, choir, art, ecology, public speaking, theatre arts, band, athletics, cardio/nutrition, writing workshop, reading comprehension, and life skills
  • Tutoring provided weekly in each subject
  • Average class size: 18

Fostering Community Service

Students are required to contribute up to 12 hours of volunteer service per year. Among such services are the following:

  • Adopting families at Christmas
  • Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Drive for Catholic Social Services
  • Collecting Toys For Tots
  • Working at the Children's Booth at Harbor Lights
  • Monetary donations made to Hope House and PeeWee's Animal Shelter
  • Book and video drive for Driscoll Children's Hospital
  • Holiday band & choir performances at local nursing homes
  • Christmas gift sponsorship for families in the Angel Tree Ministry program
  • Beach Clean-up Project
  • The Ark

Encouraging Distinction

  • Accredited by Texas Catholic Conference Education Department (TCCED)
  • Certified teachers
  • 51 percent of the Middle Level faculty holds a Master's Degree
  • State finishes in Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA) academic competition
  • State qualifiers in the Regional History Fair
  • Top placement at the Diocesan Science Fair
  • 37 seventh grade students honored as Duke University Scholars by scoring above the 95th percentile in selected sub-tests of the Iowa Test
  • Nine seventh grade Duke University Scholars honored for state recognition for their SAT/ACT scores (2013 - 2014)
  • Inducted 25 percent of seventh grade class into National Junior Honor Society
  • Regional TAPPS Band Sweepstakes winners

School Hours

Grades 6-8:  8:00 a.m. - 3:43 p.m.

Providing After School Care

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