The world is constantly changing, and technology is evolving at an unprecedented rate. Students must be prepared to face the challenges and seize the opportunities of our modern, global economy.
Private schools is the best choice for preparing students to succeed in a world-wide marketplace, so that they will be ready to contribute to business, government policy, technology, infrastructure, medicine, the arts, and the sciences.
A balanced curriculum that focuses on rigorous mathematics and sciences, including natural and physical science, biology, chemistry, and physics, will lay a foundation for student success. Technology, engineering, and computer science courses will help students apply their mathematic and scientific knowledge. From building models, to designing robots, to writing computer programs, a curriculum balancing theory and hands-on approaches encourages students to explore and experiment.
In a diverse world, learning to appreciate global history and culture is pivotal. A broad social studies curriculum that explores geographical systems, economies, historical events and trends, and political science will inform and prepare students to interact and contribute to our world community. Studies of psychology and sociology will deepen their understanding of humanity and society.
A rigorous study of foreign languages will also prepare students to be multi-lingual and help them to appreciate diversity. English continues to be an important global language and a cross-discipline approach to writing, listening and speaking skills, and reading will help students to comprehend, analyze, and present information and ideas.
The arts also increase overall achievement and enrich a student’s experience. Students are challenged to new personal growth through study and participation in music, literature and creative writing, visual arts, film, drama, and dance. Students who participate in the arts not only perform better academically, they also gain confidence and an appreciation of diversity.
Strong minds require healthy bodies and a comprehensive approach to physical fitness and health is essential for students to thrive and excel. A balanced approach will assist students in developing healthy exercise routines and eating habits as well as help them to make good personal choices and manage stress.
A balanced curriculum encourages students to think critically and problem solve, especially as they apply knowledge across the disciplines. With a solid foundation in math, technology, engineering, science, languages, communications, the arts, social studies, and physical education students will be prepared to take on whatever challenges their futures may hold. A rigorous and balanced educational approach will enable all students to flourish and thrive in a quickly-evolving economy.