Academics

Curriculum

  • Organized around the Core Knowledge Sequence, a broad-based curriculum developed with the philosophy that the more a person knows, the more they can learn.
  • Includes monthly units addressing Colorado Model Content Standards
  • Individualized student learning plans developed to meet each student’s long and short term goals.
  • Year 2 Curriculum
  • Year 3 Curriculum

Subjects

  • Science: Baltimore Core Knowledge Curriculum and many hands-on projects.
  • History/Social Studies: Baltimore Core Knowledge Curriculum, with History Alive! and Geography Alive! textbooks. A variety of supplementary materials are also included.
  • Math: Saxon 7/6 and 8/7 Math and Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 textbooks.
  • Language Arts: Core Knowledge Curriculum, Shurley English and Grammar, Step Up to Writing, Literature, and Accelerated Reader.
  • Art: Integrated with all other curriculum.
  • Greek/Latin Roots: Students build their knowledge in vocabulary, which increases reading comprehension.
  • Technology: Keyboarding/typing skills, Internet Literacy, Word Processing, Web 2.0 tools, Internet Research, PowerPoint, other special projects with computers.
  • Service Learning: Students participate in recycling for DAAL as well as the BELA preschool, in addition to volunteering for various community service projects.
  • Other Electives: Student have the option of participating in some elective classes at Delta Middle School for an additional fee assessed by the School District, and paid by the parent.