St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School



Courses and Textbooks

Course Guide

A Course Guide for St. Dominic Savio is produced annually, and provides information for courses offered in each of the academic departments of:

  • Engineering
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Theology
  • World Languages
  • Physical Education
  • Additional Electives

The Course Guide identifies all course titles, course descriptions, prerequisite courses, and credits awarded for successful completion of courses. Families and students may access the Course Guide 2017- 2018 here.

Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy

St. Dominic Savio maintains a school membership in the Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy, which provides fee-based online courses to Catholic students across the United States. Membership in this organization allows for Savio students to do the following:

  • Take Multivariable Calculus and AP Spanish Literature & Culture for mathematics and language credit
  • Take summer classes for credit recovery
  • Provide Professional Development opportunities to Savio faculty

Access the Academy HERE


Textbooks for classes at St. Dominic Savio are purchased by the families from MBS Direct at their website. The company provides a virtual bookstore, with a customized site for over 750 schools world-wide.  MBS Direct has the largest inventory of new and used books in the nation - all housed on-site in their Columbia, Missouri warehouse. MBS Direct is a division of MBS Text book Exchange, the largest used textbook wholesaler in the nation.  Their combined inventories create a library of over 7 million volumes, the majority of which are used, all of which are available to MBS Direct partner schools.

While school textbooks can be purchased from numerous sites, MBS Direct offers several advantages for parents and students:

  • Customer Loyalty Program gives parents more money at buyback
  • U.S. based customer service and ordering center open 7 days a week
  • Every used book is graded for quality
  • As a leading UPS partner, parents get discounted shipping rates
  • Secure server supports standard SSL encryption
  • Order online 24/7, or by phone, fax or mail
  • No Questions Asked 30 day return policy
  • Families can use their PayPal Account to receive buyback funds