St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School provides a challenging, comprehensive, and relevant curriculum for each student. Teachers plan instruction using a research-based knowledge about teaching and learning and implement a variety of learning and formational experiences for students. St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School’s standards-based curriculum helps develop the critical thinking and communication skills of the students.

  • Alignment to Iowa Core Curriculum
  • Daily religious instruction
  • Gospel values are modeled and taught throughout the day
  • Experienced faculty
  • Algebra instruction
  • Extended learning programs
  • Makerspace
  • Engaging field trips
  • Lead their peers in weekly Mass
  • Participate in Student Government
  • Engage in cooperative learning
  • Represent the student body on the School Improvement Advisory Committee
  • Older students model PBIS expectations for younger students as they work together in several contexts
Students have access to:
  • School social worker
  • Enrichment programming
  • Special education services
  • Title 1 reading services
  • Subject-level acceleration
  • Fine arts and physical education
  • Lego League
  • 3 and 4-year-old preschool
  • Before and after school care
  • Class and school-wide behavior incentives
  • Compile service hours and have opportunities for community engagement
  • Act as prayer partners
  • Compose spiritual bouquets for those in need
  • (8th-graders) attend the Urban Immersion experience
  • Sponsor a child through Unbound