Middle School Academic Program
Columbus Charter School’s Middle School will utilize elements of Direct Instruction that were imbedded in the Elementary School. The focus on core subjects allows our adolescents to more deeply explore an advanced curriculum while developing the knowledge and skills necessary for pursuing life-long learning, and contributing to both their generation and generations of the future.
Developed as the natural progression from the elementary program, our middle school continues the foundation laid, utilizing educationally sound ideas, such as:
- Research based instructional practices
- Individualized, differentiated instruction
- Homogeneous grouping for math
- Smaller class sizes
- Curriculum that is relevant, rewarding, and challenging
Middle School Structure
The Middle School at Columbus Charter School is a time where students begin to take ownership of their education as they enter the early stages of adulthood.
Through Safety, Character and Scholarship, our middle school has devised a unique structure that meets the developmental and academic needs of our students. Although students change classes, our content schedule allows for longer periods of time, which enables students to master the curriculum and teachers an opportunity to enrich our students through exploratory labs, projects and service learning activities.
For more information about the curricular path during middle school, please click here.
Our 3 Laws
First Law: Reward Good Behavior – You’ll get more of it.
Second Law: Teach to Mastery – Every child will learn.
Third Law: Watch the Children – If they are not behaving or learning, you are not following the first two laws
For more information:
Headmaster Steve Smith – firstname.lastname@example.org