Curriculum

statueQueen of Peace School provides a challenging, comprehensive and relevant curriculum for each student. Queen of Peace School is accredited by Minnesota Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (MNSAA). We follow the educational guidelines of the Catholic Diocese of Duluth and the Minnesota Department of Education. The basic curriculum includes instruction in the following subjects: Religion, Reading, Writing, Spelling, Math, English, Social Studies and Science. Additional instruction is provided in the areas of Music, Art, Computer Technology, Physical Education and Spanish. Students visit the library weekly. Each class schedules field trips that enrich the curriculum.

Queen of Peace students consistently score well above the national average on standardized tests. Graduates have remarkable success in their school of choice after Queen of Peace. The various benefits enjoyed by the students include:

  • Destination Imagination
  • Foreign Language Spanish
  • Afterschool Programs
  • Technology Opportunities (Keyboarding, Word Processing, Web Search)
  • Smart Boards
  • Onsite Library
  • Private Music Lessons
  • Hot Lunches
  • Speech and Title I Services
  • School Store
  • Community Outreach

curriculum1Small class sizes ensure our students are not only challenged, but also given the individual attention they deserve. Our faculty recognizes and respects the different learning styles of its students. We believe learning is an ongoing process in which each child’s unique gifts are recognized.

Queen of Peace School has long been noted for its excellence in promoting Catholic identity. All students participate in the school’s religion program that includes:

  • Instruction in basic Catholic doctrine
  • Preparation for and participation in liturgies
  • The study of scripture
  • Participation in the annual school-wide Christmas program
  • Preparation for the sacraments of Eucharist and Reconciliation
  • Opportunity for altar serving

Each week a class is responsible for preparing the liturgy for the entire school. Parents are encouraged to attend these services. Special liturgical feast days and prayer services are celebrated during the year.