Offered during Academic Year
This is a 10-month course starting from the last week of August to the end of June of the next calendar year. This course is intended to provide a solid foundation in Math problem solving, English Reading and Writing, and Science data analysis, etc. In math: arithmetic, algebra, and geometry concepts and their application for modeling and word problem solving will be thoroughly covered. In English, the focus is on grammar, vocabulary, reading, and essay writing. In science, data analysis, research summaries and conflicting viewpoints, and application of these skills for crafting a response to science problem-solving essay prompts will be covered. This course provides a solid foundation required for success in the TJ/ACL admission criteria and also for success in PSAT/SAT and ACT. The knowledge acquired in this course gives confidence to the student for success in high-school, college, and career later. In this course, the class meets only once a week in the first four months and more than once in the next six months.
Offered during Academic Year
This is a 12-month course starting from the second week of July to the end of June of the next calendar year. Only students who finished Algebra-I in the seventh grade will be accepted into this course. There are two pathways for the Level 8 course. Those who are not interested in TJ/ACL will be taught Geometry in Math, grammar/vocabulary/reading comprehension/essay writing in English from July through December. Those who are interested in TJ/ACL will be taught the components necessary for success in TJ/ACL admission process (including essay writing) in addition to grammar/vocabulary and reading comprehension in English from July through December. Students of both paths will be combined in the second half of the course and will be taught Algebra-II and Trigonometry in Math and SAT/ACT essay writing in English from January to June. This course provides skills required for success in the TJ/ACL admission criteria and also for success in PSAT/SAT and ACT later. The knowledge acquired in this course gives confidence to the student for success in high-school, college, and in career later.
Rising Grades 6-7
Offered during the Summer
This seven-week course focuses on strategies for reading non-fiction material. Students will write reports to demonstrate their reading comprehension, and reflect on the material read. This is highly recommended to improve reading comprehension skills, which is very important for academic success. The general knowledge gained through this course will help students in writing essays on diversified topics. Strong knowledge in diversified non-fiction topics are essential for future advanced/higher learning programs.
If you are looking for high school level courses (Geometry, Algebra, etc.), please refer to the "High School" page.
If you qualify for free-reduced meal, you can be considered for the free or reduced tuition in Curie Learning. Please refer to the PDF below for more information.