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Academics and Programs
Lower School (K-5) Core Curriculum


Our Lady of Grace Catholic School runs on a trimester academic schedule. Report cards are issued electronically at the end of each trimester. Lower School students earn grades in Religion, Literature, Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, Reading and Science. In addition to the core curriculum, students attend classes in Music, Art, Computer, and PE.

Standard Course of Study
  • The curriculum in grades K-5 extends beyond the Common Core Standards as set by the state of North Carolina. Students in these grades benefit from our teachers who explore farther than the Common Core Standards through personalized learning and lessons designed to incorporate all learning styles.

Regular Progress Reports

  • Progress reports are issued every six weeks, and parents are invited to schedule conferences with teachers in November and throughout the year.

Technology as a tool

  • OLG teachers are equipped with the technology and skills to provide students with opportunities to identify and develop individual strengths that will serve them well in years to come.

Cultivating Leadership

  • Individual growth and independence are necessary assets as students and citizens. As such, OLG students are encouraged through classroom responsibilities, independent projects, and classwork that involves critical thinking and problem solving. For example, students fill the roles of line leader, classroom greeter, Mass reader, and bring home Friday folders to be reviewed and signed by parents.

Collaborative Activities

  • Social skills are built through small group and school wide projects. After students are placed in small study groups, they are tasked with working with others in solving math problems, word work and science projects. Whole school activities include the Big Buddy Program, Music performances, cross-grade clubs and monthly can collections in addition to occasional large scale art projects.

If you'd like to see our curriculum in action, schedule a tour of the school through our Admissions Office. Contact Paola Scilinguo-Mendoza at or by phone at 336-275-1522 ext 104.

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School
201 South Chapman Street         Greensboro, NC 27403         Phone: 336.275.1522         Fax: 336.279.8824