Lower school Curriculum

Browse the sections at left for details on our General Studies and Judaic Studies curriculum.

  • Each classroom has one general educator and one special educator. This collaborative, co-teaching model helps to meet the unique needs of every student.
  • Students are primarily taught in small groups, based on an ongoing assessment of the children. This low student-teacher ratio allows us to differentiate instruction and spend more time with each child.
  • Students learn through direct instruction, as well as through exploration and discovery, providing hands-on, integrated experiences for our students.
  • Children spend half their days in General Studies and the other half in Hebrew/Judaic Studies. Teachers work to develop a love for Torah, Israel, and the Hebrew language.
  • Students have classes in art, music, P.E., technology, library, and science. We have a separate science classroom with two science teachers.
  • Children learn Hebrew through an immersion approach — Ivrit b’Ivrit — which begins in the ECC and continues throughout the Lower School.
  • Students may receive Learning Center support in reading, math, Hebrew, and Chumash.
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