An Algebra1 class is offered to 8th grade students based on an aptitude test given in the spring of 7th grade. High school credit may be earned through our partnership with Roger Bacon High School.
All students in grades K-6 attend music class twice a week; grades 7-8 once a week. Students in grade K-4 perform choral programs on special occasions such as Christmas or Grandparents’ Day. Grades are given for this class.
Students in grades 4-8 have the opportunity to register for an instructional band program. Band is directed by an outside instructor for both beginner and advanced band on Friday afternoons.
Students in grades K-8 have art class with an art teacher once a week. Grades are given for this class.
All students have gym class with a Physical Education teacher twice a week. Grades are given for this class.
All students in grades K-8 receive instruction in Spanish one day a week. This program enriches the language arts program through age appropriate activities and, on occasion, a Spanish assignment is given for credit in other subjects at the 5th – 8th grade level.
All students have the opportunity to go to the Library on a weekly basis. Time is made available for all students.
Students in grades 2-8 have over 126,000 book choices in this program. After reading the book, the students take a computer generated test, which helps determine their reading grade. Trimester goals are set in each grade. The computer lab is open 3 days during the summer to take AR tests.
Each classroom is equipped with 2-4 computers which students may use to take AR tests or for drill & practice programs. Additionally, all students attend computer lab at least once a week. Interactive SMART boards are used regularly in all classrooms, including the music/library. We have a 1:1 junior high iPad program for 7th & 8th grade students, as well as, a mobile iPad lab for grades K-6.