Students entering the contained first grade must be six by September. The first grade class follows an exciting and motivating classroom format. This class will start using the Institute for Excellence in Writing curriculum, Primary Arts of Language. This class will also include phonics-based reading practice intended to supplement the reading curriculum parents use at home, hands-on Science, Social Studies, and Art. Math skills are added to the curriculum based upon students’ abilities. Some lessons are adjusted according to the individual level of students.
Class limit is 12 students. Students enrolling in this class should indicate age under grade level on the registration form.