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Curriculum Overview

 Students at Washington Heights Academy engage with complex ideas in all content areas, using the following curricula as frameworks for instruction:

  • English Language Arts: Department of Early Childhood Education Units (PreK), ReadyGen (K-5), Expeditionary Learning (4-8), CodeX (6-8), HMH Into Literature (6-8)
  • Mathematics: Building Blocks (PreK), enVision Math (K-8)​

  • Social Studies: Passport to Social Studies (K-8)

  • Science: FOSS (K-5), Measuring Up (3-8), Interactive Science (6-8)

Curriculum programs are supplemented with additional resources - including online learning resources, differentiated materials, cooperative learning activities, special projects, experiential learning and field trips - to enrich students’ experiences as learners.

We strive to meet the unique needs of all students through a thoughtful balance of rigorous academic instruction and social-emotional learning, as well as enrichment experiences in Physical Education, Technology and the Arts.