Kimber Hills Academy’s teachers and staff work closely together to deliver the following curriculum to Elementary School students:
Daily prayer, lessons, weekly Chapels, Christian Character Trait.
Language Arts Program
Phonics, Pre-reading (Kindergarten), Reading and Literacy (K-4th grades), including Grammar, Writer’s Workshop, Reader’s Workshop, Journals, Blogs, etc.
Including a 4th grade California History Field Trip to the state capitol and other historical sites.
Collaborative and individual hands on experiences, Science Fair.
California Academic Standard based curriculum building strong number sense in the lower grades; hands on tools for each student.
Tools in the classroom for the learning experience and dedicated computers for student’s use; dedicated Learning Center, Resource Center and C.O.W. (Computers on Wheels – Macbook cart) for regularly scheduled students’ use – lower grades learning how to use the tools and upper grades learning to use computer for assignments; touch typing taught.
Assessment of student’s skills and present and teach skills that are in compliance with the California State Standards.
Projects are incorporated in curriculum and art history, introduction of the masters are covered in preparation for the annual Art Fair.
Vocal training, choral, introduction of musical instruments and music genre; annual musical choral presentations; Beginning and Intermediate Band for 4th and 5th grade; Band concerts.
To extend the educational experiences, field trips include Pumpkin Patch, Monterey Bay Aquarium, California Academy of Science, Zeum, Children’s Discovery Museum, Oakland Zoo, Petting Zoo (on site), Chabot Observatory, theatrical plays, the overnight 4th Grade Sacramento field trip, etc.
Spelling Bee, Speech Meet, and Math Olympics
Summer Enrichment Program.