Rigorous Core Curriculum
We have thoughtfully chosen dynamic, rigorous curriculum to best meet the needs of our students. Critical thinking and problem solving are promoted. Games and projects keep learning fun!
The Core curriculum is supported by:
Enriching electives such as Spanish, Art, and Music
Research & presentation opportunities
Projects & hands-on learning
At-home learning (Parental involvement required)
Monthly Field Trips
Competition Opportunities (Academic Olympics, Spelling Bee, etc.)
Students will be immersed in great literature! All students will participate in the MENSA for Kids Excellence in Reading Program with incentives through Book Taco (comparable to AR). Reading Classes will use Reading Eggs, a dynamic online learning tool, as well as Wordly Wise for Vocabulary building.
Singapore Math, an excellent and rigorous program, will form the base of our Math Curriculum, supplemented with critical thinking exercises and puzzles from the Art of Problem Solving.
Students will become great writers through the Institute for Excellence in Writing program. Grammar will be covered with Growing with Grammar and Fix It! Grammar. Both handwriting and cursive will be taught as well with Handwriting Without Tears and Cursive in Pictures.
Students will learn by doing! Our Science class, using Pearson Interactive Science (2nd-5th) or Singapore Science (1st & 6th/7th), will complete lots of labs using scientific inquiry and discovery.
We'll explore history through the Story of the World. McGraw Hill Social Studies will be used for other standards, such as economics, civics, and geography.
Katie Shields, from Shields Studios, will lead engaging music classes weekly. Students will prepare and participate in both Christmas and Spring program
All students will learn Spanish through song and conversation.
All students will create with all types of mediums, as well as learning Art History as we go.