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EDUCATING THE WHOLE CHILD
There are several key factors that have contributed to our success over two decades, and one of the most critical is having exceptional teachers in place. Our faculty is dedicated to our students and through their experience and within our small class sizes, they are able to provide individualized instruction to help each student. This environment enables students to work to their full potential, develop their love of learning and ultimately be successful.
Another key factor in our successful academic environment is our dedication to educating the whole child. It is our goal for our students to be well-rounded and be exposed to as many subjects as possible to help them develop all aspects of their interests and capabilities. Through an excellent curriculum, a broad offering of enrichment classes and an exceptional Fine Arts program, students are able to engage their minds and talents in all aspects.
The foundation of the curriculum follows the E.D. Hirsch Core Knowledge Curriculum. Core Knowledge is a project-based, integrated curriculum, which enables students to create connections from one subject to another. For example, the students may learn about Modern Day and Ancient Mexico. This subject is clearly covered in History and Geography but is also woven into Science studying the Geographical Features of the Earth’s Surface, linking back to Maya, Inca and Aztec Civilizations. It is then covered in Language Arts, with Hispanic Folktale, and in Music, teaching the students traditional Mexican songs and in Art, creating pieces of Mayan and Inca art.* (Source: E.D. Hirsch Core Knowledge Foundation)
In addition, we follow Singapore Math, which focuses on students not just learning, but also mastering certain math concepts each year. This approach removes the practice of drills and places a greater emphasis on helping students understand the concept on a deeper level, not just memorization.