Middle school students apply, analyze and synthesize subject matter in the core subjects. Leveled math classes allow qualifying students the opportunity to take Algebra I in the 8th grade. Science and Math labs supplement and expand learning experiences. Language Arts and Literature challenge students in their writing, oration, and reading skills. Social studiesinstruction includes history, geography, economics, knowledge of world cultures, and Catholic social teachings. Students learn that they have a responsibility to their country and their world to be informed and productive contributors to society. Students expand learning through the special area classes art, music, technology, media, Spanish and physical education .