STL Curriculum

Our Christian values are the key factors in the educational foundation of St. Lawrence Students. We believe in educating the whole child, spiritually and academically. St. Lawrence School follows the standards set forth by the Archdiocese of Detroit. Our curriculum follows the National Catholic Common Core standards. We are accredited by the Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools. Please click on the link below to see standards for students in grades K-8.

Learning Center


  • Assistance in the classroom

  • Non-public school service plans provided

  • Leveld Literacy Intervention

  • Kinesthetic Activities done to support learning

  • RTI Practices

  • Progress Monitoring

  • Letter sounds matched to real life situations

  • Shapes and colors using manipulatives

  • Support provided during Standardized Tests

  • Assigned leveled readers

  • Math with manipulatives

  • Learning Specialist push into the classroom for co-teaching

  • Least Restrictive environment

  • Students pulled out of the classroom for extra instruction

  • Support from Utica Schools and MISD Special Services

  • Working one-on-one or in small groups

  • Results-based research strategies for reading and writing

  • Assistive Technology

  • Differentiated instruction for Language Arts and Math

  • Strategies for learning Spelling Words and Vocabulary Words

6th-8th Grade Study Skills Class

  • Meet one to two times per week

  • Different study strategies

  • Using graphic organizers to put information together

  • Note taking strategies

  • Place provided to re-take tests, help with homework, re-learn material, re-read using books on tape, individualized learning