General Music, Language Arts, Math, Physical Education, Reading, Religion, Science, Social Studies. The standards of the Diocese of Des Moines have been written, reviewed, and revised as a collaborative effort between the Diocesan Schools Office and diocesan administrators and teachers.
A middle school student must meet the following requirements for promotion to the next grade. At least six of the following subjects must be successfully completed each semester: religion, math, language arts, social studies, science, and physical education.
High Ability Learner
From kindergarten to graduation, advanced and motivated Saint Albert students have access to opportunities rich with academic challenge. Saint Albert offers high ability learning courses for students who demonstrate proficiency in the subject area.
A middle school graduate with a cumulative grade point average after the first semester of 8th grade of 3.7 or higher will be recognized at 8th grade graduation as a middle school high honor graduate.