The Academy Charter Elementary School is dedicated to ensuring that every scholar receives a rigorous, equitable and relevant education. Our program embraces the school’s vision of creating world class scholars by cultivating critical and creative thinking through risk taking, respectfully challenging each other’s ideas and allowing students to discover their own unique abilities to be responsible citizens.
Our highly cooperative and supportive environment embodies a commitment to innovative practices and continuous learning. Teachers work in collaborative teams to design effective instructional practices that are implemented daily. This professional practice allows teachers to meet a variety of learning needs, monitor and analyze scholars academic progress and create instructional plans to meet the needs of the students.
Character education is an integral part of ensuring that our scholars are ready to be successful in life. Our program integrates literacy as the tool for teaching character strengths. It focuses on the acquisition and strengthening of character, and the capacity to make wise decisions for a well-rounded life. We strongly believe that social and emotional skills undergird students’ academic success and build better citizens.
The Academy’s STEM program is designed to tap into the exploratory nature of our scholars, beginning at an early age. It allows them to access real world and apply learning experiences that empower them to gain the skills they need to thrive and become creative, collaborative problem solvers. The program provides hands- on, minds -on activities in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science. It stimulates our scholars to adopt a design-thinking mindset through compelling activities, projects, and problems that build upon each other and is relevant to the world.