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PJPII Academics


We teach your child how to be a Catholic using the examples of Jesus and scripture. Students celebrate who they are as individuals and as a class team. We celebrate Mass weekly.


Mathematics UIC / Erickson Partnership

We work with UIC /Erickson Partners to align our math standards to college career readiness goals. Math is connected to patterns in everyday life which makes math meaningful for each student from Preschool to 8th Grade. Grades PreK-6th use Everyday Math. Grades 7th-8th use Foundations of Algebra 1 & 2. 



We have a strong literacy program that teaches students how to read and write through any subject. We know that strong communication skills are a must for future careers. We use the Wonders series curriculum.


Fine Arts Programming

We will offer Art, dance, and singing. 

Health Classes

Students have a specialized health curriculum designed to promote the Catholic Teachings and Values. 


Physical Education Classes

We offer PE twice a week following the standards of the Chicago Archdiocese.



We also offer choir for students who enjoy singing for the Lord. Our choir sings during all school masses.


Middle School High School Readiness

We offer afterschool programming for all middle schoolers interested in test preparation for the High School Entrance Exams.


Title I Classes

We offer extra support for Reading and Math. We also offer academic counseling.

Stock Market Program

Through Big Shoulders Fund program, our 8th grade students learn about basic concepts related to the stock market, investing, and careers, all taught by a business professional. 

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