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Cougar Mountain Academy, King County:
Cougar Mountain Academy in Issaquah, King County, Washington State, is a distinctive private school for gifted or highly capable children, ages 3 1/2 thru 5th grade, and is dedicated to providing an individualized education through an accelerated academic curriculum. The Academy is independent, coeducational and non-sectarian. The high caliber curriculum combined with an individualized, non-graded and non-competitive approach to learning, enables each student to develop optimum potential and a deep love of learning. The dedicated approach to the development of each child at Cougar Mountain Academy represents an invaluable gift for life.

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Issaquah is located in King County, Washington State, 17 miles east of downtown Seattle. The central location of the Cougar Mountain Academy Campus provides convenient access from Bellevue, Issaquah, Redmond, Mercer Island, Renton, North Bend, Kirkland and surrounding communities.

Courses:

Pre-Kindergarten Program, Kindergarten, Lower and Upper Elementary School Programs.

The prescribed curriculum is defined by Cougar Mountain Academy and is based on international standards in the areas of Language Arts/Communications, Mathematics/Geometry, Science and Social Studies. Additional prescribed curriculum areas emphasized are Foreign Language, Computer Literacy, Health, Music, Art and Physical Education. The curriculum is individualized to serve the special needs of each student thus enabling the child to progress at an optimum individual rate in a non-competitive and non-graded learning environment. A special emphasis is placed on intellectual growth, academic achievement, self-motivation, character development and high expectations.

The Elective Curriculum is comprised of high caliber concentrated instructional Programs representing the part of the curriculum to be selected by the parent. The objective of these curriculum electives is to provide an opportunity for each student to further develop special talents and/or to specialize in areas, which are usually not part of a regular school curriculum. The Electives are held daily during the afternoon hours.

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Address: 5410 194th Avenue SE Issaquah, King County, Washington , USA
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