Each student receives a
high quality education through a rigorous curriculum, utilizing the
Curriculum Crafter tool and following the Kent County Curriculum for the
four core subject areas: English language arts, mathematics, science,
and social studies. This is supplemented by instruction in art in the
elementary, foreign language in the high school, and gym in all the
elementary and high school sites.
The curriculum is fully
aligned with state standards and benchmarks. Instructional coaches work
closely with the teachers to ensure quality and adherence to state
standards. The school also assesses its curriculum through state and
local standardized tests. Additional methods of ensuring compliance
with outlining curriculum standards include lesson plan monitoring,
classroom visits, walk-throughs, observations and feedback.
is integrated into the curriculum via an updated instructional computer
lab and computer technology in every classroom. SmartBoards are fully
operational and utilized in every classroom, both at the elementary and
high school site. Kaplan testing program is integrated in to grades 10
and 11 core subjects for standard test preparation of the Michigan Merit
Exam (MME) and the ACT.