Curtis School, Los Angeles:
Curtis School is an independent K-6 elementary school at the summit of the Santa Monica Mountains in Los Angeles, serving families in Encino, Santa Monica, Beverly Glen and surrounding communities. Curtis is a family school of happy children, enthusiastic teachers, supportive administrators, and active parent volunteers. Working together in a warm, nurturing environment, we pursue our educational goal of "a sound mind in a sound body governed by a compassionate heart." Curtis offers a traditional academic curriculum while adapting new advances in technology and teaching methods. Our goal is to inspire a love of learning to reach the highest academic potential. We prepare our students for some of the most rigorous secondary schools where Curtis graduates consistently succeed. As a family school, we accept children with a variety of learning styles, requiring a corresponding diversity of teaching methods. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
The mission of Curtis School is to provide a well-rounded educational experience that will prepare students to pursue confidently the journey of their lives. The school believes this mission can best be realized in a diverse community that embraces a broad range of cultural perspectives. In fulfilling its mission, Curtis seeks to inspire a love of learning, to promote appreciation of and participation in athletics and the arts, and to instill a strong sense of moral behavior. Curtis nurtures a student’s natural abilities while maintaining that children need direction, discipline, and standards of excellence to thrive. Our goal is a sound mind in a sound body governed by a compassionate heart.
Curtis School develops the habits of mind, heart, and body that lead to life-long learning: patience, discipline, curiosity, perseverance, and passion.
Students graduating from Curtis School will have:
* Learned to think critically and creatively
* Acquired a solid foundation in the basic skills and core subjects
* Participated actively in the visual and performing arts
* Engaged in physical activity and healthy competition while exhibiting sportsmanship
* Understood and practiced the values of kindness, honesty, and respect
Curtis teachers are devoted to developing the potential of every child, and we take great pride in the quality and commitment of our faculty and academic staff.
- Kindergarten Program; Elementary School Program; Lower Elementary School Program; Upper Elementary School Program.
* The core academic subjects of language arts, math, social studies and science are complemented by specialist classes in art, music or performing arts, and PE as well as a wide range of enrichment opportunities and experiences.
Technology at Curtis is not taught as a separate discipline. Instead, students absorb technology skills by using computers in the classroom and the lab. The focus is on teaching computer concepts and skills that can be applied regardless of platform or application. The technology specialist works closely with the classroom teacher to develop lessons to support the curriculum, and teachers remain in the lab with their students during the lab sessions.
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|Address: Mullholland Drive, Los Angeles, California , USA|
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