Academics

"THE CROSSCREEK WAY”

Key Features

  • Nurturing, mutually respectful learning community
  • High expectations for all
    • Academic excellence
    • Responsible behavior
  • Research based/ innovative
  • Student focused
    • Developmentally appropriate—for student needs and age
    • Multi-sensory approach
  • Development of the whole child—academic, emotional, social, and physical
  • Active learning
    • Experiential, hands-on—“real-life” experiences rather than textbooks and worksheets
    • Engaging
    • Project-based
  • Integrated curriculum
  • Non-traditional assessment
    • Teacher observation and student portfolios of work
    • Progress reports—rather than letter or number grades

Goal:

Building on a foundation of strength in the basic skills, Crosscreek Charter School seeks to inspire active learners and responsible citizens