Your child will learn at a personalized pace through engaging activities that make learning exciting and fun. Our Elementary program, which spans Pre-Kinder 3 through fifth grade, offers small class sizes for individualized instruction.
Our goal is to build a firm foundation for your child’s future success in academic learning as well as preparation for the more formal elements of schooling through English instruction, socialization, and motor skills.
Our Pre-Kinder 3 ProgramIf you are looking for a magical place for your three-year-old to begin their learning experience, then EA is the place for your family.
Your child will be in a nurturing, safe environment that allows the unique opportunities to take risks in learning new things through play.
Early childhood education is all about exposure to new things, exploration, play and developing thinking skills.
The early childhood years are a special period in the lives of your child.
We know that during this time, children begin to trust people outside of their families. They start to gain independence, self-control, learn to take initiative and assert themselves in socially acceptable ways. They become keen observers who experiment to find out what happens when they interact with other people and manipulate materials as their language skills surpass the limited vocabulary and sentence structure of toddlers.
YOUR CHILD WILL EXPERIENCE A WELL-ROUNDED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT THAT FOCUSES ON LITERACY, ART, MATH, MUSIC, AND SCIENCE THROUGH PLAY
Play provides the foundation for academic learning. It is the preparation your child needs before learning highly abstract symbols such as letters and numbers.
The Creative Curriculum is based on five fundamental principles:
Positive interactions and relationships with adults provide a critical foundation for successful learning.
Social-emotional competence is a significant factor in school success.
Constructive, purposeful play supports essential learning.
The physical environment affects the type and quality of learning interactions.
Teacher-family partnerships promote development and learning.
Standards-based GradingStudents PK3-5th grade
Standards-based grading is an intentional way for teachers to track their students' progress and achievements while focusing on helping students learn and reach their highest potential.
It is based on students showing signs of mastery of different objectives and understanding lessons and skills.
With standards-based grading instead of a student earning a B for mathematics, the subject is broken down to see which skills the student is not yet grasping, which ones he or she is on their way to learn and which ones they are mastering.
The grade is also based on the most recent evidence rather than an overall average on the performance of the specific subject. This gives our students the chance to improve their scores as they master a particular skill.