Academics Overview Academic Overview Early Childhood Enrichment Programs Continuing Education ICS prides itself on its rigorous curriculum and is AdvancED accredited for academic excellence. All curriculum meets or exceeds the standards put forth by the New York State Department of Education and the New York Archdiocesan Essential Learning Guidelines. Music, Art, and Physical Education are part of our curriculum. Technological features in classrooms include interactive boards and each student has a chromebook. Grades 5 through 8 receive departmental instruction.