K8 Overview

K-8 Program Overview

 

For over 20 years, Shepherd of the Desert creates a learning environment that develops the whole child.  We believe that the spiritual, social and emotional growth of our students is as important as providing a rigorous and challenging educational experience.  We understand that there are many factors involved when choosing a school, and we hope that this will give you a snapshot of what you can expect at Shepherd of the Desert.

Elementary

Singapore Math- World renowned teaching method based on the national mathematics curriculum used for kindergarten through sixth grade in Singapore. The term was coined in the United States to describe an approach originally developed in Singapore to teach students to learn and master fewer mathematical concepts at greater detail as well as having them learn these concepts

Language Arts- Comprehensive language arts program that combines research-based instruction with new tools to meet today's challenges, every component and every lesson is designed for effective and efficient instruction.

Daily Spanish program with the goal of all SOTD students graduate with conversational proficiency in the language.

Global Studies- There are 6 inhabited continents.  Each grade level will focus on one continent.  Studies will include geography, history and cultural .  The Music and Art program will also integrate the continent of studies per grade level.

Physical Education focuses on healthy habits and athletics that are lifelong.

Religious studies- Daily religious studies that introduce students to our Christian faith and theology.  Students participate in weekly chapel services.

 

In designing our new curriculum program, it is our intention to offer our students levels of academic excellence and learning achievement unsurpassed in the local area.  Our graduates will be best prepared to gain admission to and be successful in the high school of their choice

Mrs. Pam Schimke
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Location

123 Demo Street
Manhattan, NY 12345

 

middle school

Mathematics- All students will have graduated with Algebra 1 in 8th grade. Advanced math students will go on to study Geometry/Trigonometry in 8th grade.  Pre-algebra,   

English employs the Jr. Great Books Program.  Great Books fiction and nonfiction programs for grades K–12 help students boost reading comprehension, critical thinking, speaking and listening, and writing skills.  the Great Books Foundation, to support the new wave of interest and to promote lifelong education through the reading and discussion of the world’s great literature.

Daily Spanish program with the goal of all SOTD students graduate with conversational proficiency in the language.

Social Studies- 6th grade concentrates on American Civics. 7th grade concentrates on American History.  8th grade concentrates on World History.

Science- The curriculum consists of a year long concentration in three areas of study.  6th grade-earth science, 7th grade  -life science, and 8th grade-physical science.

Religious studies- Daily religious studies that introduce students to our Christian faith and theology.  Students participate in weekly chapel services.

 

SOTD believes that the spiritual, social, and emotional development of a child are each a vital part of the growth process.  At SOTD, a family does not have to abandon a child's soul and heart in order to develop his mind. Here, you can have it all.

Monday – Saturday
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Location

123 Demo Street
Manhattan, NY 12345

 

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Monday – Saturday
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Location

123 Demo Street
Manhattan, NY 12345

 

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Monday – Saturday
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123 Demo Street
Manhattan, NY 12345

 

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Monday – Saturday
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Manhattan, NY 12345

 

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Monday – Saturday
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Location

123 Demo Street
Manhattan, NY 12345