WHAT IS THE ELEMENTARY FLEX PROGRAM?
The curriculum uses the Understanding by Design (UbD) approach and is organized in thematic units to provide meaningful context to academic and cultural content, address national and state standards and assure that students are 21st century college-, careers- and world-ready. We offer Spanish classes to all the students at Lower Middle School. We offer English for non-English speakers.
In 5th grade, Spanish instruction is offered for one(1) marking period in classes that meet every other day for 56 minutes.
In 6th grade, Spanish instruction is offered for two(2) 17-day cycles, not necessarily consecutively, in classes the meet every other day for 56 minutes.
English Language Learner classes meet once or twice daily (depending on student needs) for 56-minute classes.
ESTABLISHED GOALS: STATE AND NATIONAL STANDARDS