An overwhelming response has to do with freedom and choice of both teachers and students. Although our curriculum is aligned to state standards, our teachers have freedom to be professionals and do what they believe is best for their students in the classroom. We do have alignment of curriculum, however the way a teacher differentiates to meet the needs of the learners is not dictated by a master curriculum map, but by the professional in the classroom.
We believe that academics, arts, and wellness are all important to the growth of an individual and we continue to support programs that allow students to be well rounded. We hold to this philosophy during the school day and through the extracurricular choices we offer. We are fortunate to have a strong PTO that supports this philosophy and they gift our teachers with incredible grants for their classrooms.
Every child needs to develop: