• Highlands Academic Overview

    Kindergarten

    • Self-contained classes
    • Emphasis on social interaction
    • Reading/writing readiness
Highlands students learn about electric circuits.

Shortcuts

  • Continuous Progress

    • District-wide alternative program
    • Multi-age and multi-grade classes
    • 2 classrooms form a "family"
    • Students stay in a "family" for elementary years
    • Nurtures parent/teacher relationships
    • Family activities and parent involvement
    • Yearly attendance at an environmental learning center
  • Discovery

    • Single grade level classes
    • Looping with the same teacher and students for 2 years, Gr. 1-2 and Gr. 3-4
    • Classes go to environmental camp in second, fourth and fifth grade
    • Nurtures parent/teacher relationships
    • Family activities and parent involvement