Well Structured Curriculum
Our curriculum is built on a foundation of well-structured and comprehensive resources that include Benchmark Advance for English Language Arts, Eureka Math for mathematics, and Discovery Education for a wide range of subjects. These resources have been carefully selected to provide a clear sequence of learning objectives, ensuring that students’ progress systematically through the subject matter.
Benchmark Advance for English Language Arts: Benchmark Advance is a research-based English Language Arts program that provides a comprehensive curriculum aligned with academic standards. It offers a structured approach to reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills development. The curriculum is designed to engage students through a variety of literary genres, informational texts, and authentic writing experiences. With its clear learning objectives and progressive lessons, Benchmark Advance supports students in developing critical reading and analytical thinking skills, building vocabulary, and mastering effective communication.
Eureka Math for Mathematics: Eureka Math, also known as EngageNY, is a rigorous and coherent mathematics curriculum that promotes conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application of mathematical concepts. The curriculum follows a coherent progression of learning, allowing students to build a strong foundation in mathematics. Eureka Math emphasizes problem-solving, mathematical reasoning, and mathematical discourse. It provides students with a deep understanding of mathematical concepts and prepares them for higher-level math skills and real-world applications.
Discovery Education: Discovery Education offers a comprehensive digital content library with multimedia resources across various subjects, including science, social studies, and more. The curriculum provides interactive videos, virtual labs, reading materials, and other engaging resources that enhance students’ understanding and knowledge acquisition. Discovery Education’s curriculum aligns with academic standards and covers a wide range of topics, allowing students to explore and delve into different subjects in a meaningful way.
By incorporating these resources into our curriculum, we ensure that students have access to high-quality instructional materials that support their learning journey. The clear sequence of learning objectives within Benchmark Advance, Eureka Math, and Discovery Education enables students to progress steadily, building a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in each subject. The combination of these well-structured resources fosters a comprehensive and balanced educational experience, promoting academic growth, critical thinking, and a deep understanding of the subjects being taught.
High Standards and Expectations
At our school, we uphold high standards and expectations for student performance, fostering a culture of excellence. We prioritize academic excellence by providing a rigorous curriculum aligned with state and national guidelines. Our teachers encourage critical thinking and problem-solving skills, ensuring students engage actively in their learning. Character development is given equal importance at our school, as we believe it plays a crucial role in shaping well-rounded individuals. To support this development, students practice the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. We hold students accountable through regular assessments and feedback, empowering them to take ownership of their progress. Our supportive environment offers personalized attention and resources to help students succeed. By challenging students, we inspire them to reach their full potential. Our goal is to cultivate well-rounded individuals who excel academically and contribute positively to their communities. We believe that high standards prepare students for success in higher education, careers, and life. Through our commitment to excellence, we aim to nurture lifelong learners.
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Students are actively involved in activities and assignments that encourage critical thinking and practical application of knowledge. Through engaging tasks such as case studies and simulations, students learn to analyze information, evaluate evidence, and make informed decisions. By connecting classroom learning to real-world situations, students develop a deeper understanding of how concepts apply in everyday life. Teachers foster collaborative discussions to promote diverse perspectives and effective communication. Through these activities, students cultivate critical thinking skills and become equipped to tackle challenges in the real world.
Opportunities For Enrichment
Students have ample opportunities for enrichment and extension beyond the core curriculum. Inside the classroom, we offer differentiated instruction to meet the unique needs of each student, allowing them to explore topics in greater depth. Additionally, we provide a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs that cater to diverse interests, such as academic competitions, STEAM clubs, art programs, and Athletic team building opportunities. These activities foster creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. Through these opportunities, students can further develop their skills, knowledge, and pursue their individual interests.