The Place to Begin

Grade 8, the Place to Begin

Want to Join the Spartan family a year earlier?

Looking for a dynamic 8th-grade program for your current 7th grader?

Are you a current 8th grader who wants to be better prepared to excel in high school?

Are you a gifted student looking to accelerate your academic path?

If these are just some of your questions DePaul Catholic’s 8th Grade Prep may be for you…not sure? Here's why:


The DePaul Catholic 8th Grade Program is best described as a Catholic preparatory school for public and some Catholic elementary students preparing to enter private school life for high school. This unique program offers the student the opportunity to be academically challenged as they begin the transition to life in a Catholic high school. It offers a serious academic 8th-grade year that quite often is not available at their local public school.

This is accomplished through the following:

Interested in the 8th Grade Curriculum? Download the Curriculum Booklet here.