Mathematics introduces students to basic number concepts, both abstract and concrete, and then prepares them for rigorous Algebra I and II in the Middle School.
Science is based upon a learning-through-discovery approach. Curiosity is encouraged, whether learning about the solar system or being introduced to Chemistry and Genetics. A strong emphasis is placed upon scientific questioning, discovery, lab work, and safety.
Hebrew begins in Kindergarten and continues through Eighth Grade. With use of the Language Lab, students enhance their abilities to read and converse in Hebrew, which is highly individualized and interactive. Beginning in Sixth Grade, students receive instruction in how to read the Torah, how to chant Trope , and how to interpret the Hebrew prayer book. This provides them with an excellent foundation for their Bar and Bat Mitzvah.
Language Arts utilizes theme-based literature with an emphasis on research and writing skills. Students are encouraged to examine ideas and demonstrate creative and critical thinking in unique ways.
Social Studies explores the geography, history, and cultures of our world. Students are able to analyze significant societal trends and events through research, student reenactment, field trips, guest lecturers, and creative presentations.
Judaics provides students with a sense of Jewish community and values as it thoroughly orients them to synagogue life. Our unique approach integrates Jewish concepts into secular studies.
Art inspires students through the study of various artists, techniques, and through hands-on exploration of a wide variety of media, encourages them to express their individual abilities.
Music introduces students to various composers, musical styles, and musical theories. In addition, students attend concerts of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Opera. They receive instruction on instruments such as recorder and keyboard to enhance their understanding of rhythm, sound, and musical concepts.