The curriculum at South Hills Academy is based on California's Common Core standard. Emphasis is placed on skills in Reading, Language, Mathematics, Social Science, Science, Creative Writing, Penmanship, and use of computers as tools for learning and problem-solving. Critical thinking skills are taught and reinforced in all of our curriculum school-wide.
Expected Schoolwide Learner Outcomes
Pre-school offers a high-level curriculum in 2 to 5 years old classes. Children are instructed in phonics driven curriculum during the five day per week program.
Junior High / Elementary
The Junior High / Elementary Department at South Hills Academy focuses on advanced studies in Mathematics, History, Science, Language, Literature, and Bible. Algebra and Advanced Mathematics are considered core in seventh and eighth grade.
History covers world events, development, and American history. Science includes: Botany, Human Anatomy, Meteorology, Chemistry, Astronomy, Thermodynamics, Electricity, and Magnetism with a Science Fair in the spring.
Literature is introduced with class discussion. Critical thinking and comprehension are reinforced through oral or written comprehension exercises or book reports/projects.