MIDDLE SCHOOL: GRADE 6 - 8

Middle School

MIDDLE SCHOOL: GRADE 6 - 8

Personal  peer  relationships  and  preparation  for  the  formal university  /  college  preparation  program  found  at  the  high school  level  are  central  to  Middle  School.  It  I  the  most  intense developmental  time  in  a  child’s  life  when  physical,  emotional, and  social  changes  are  experienced.  This  transition  period  is called pre–adolescence.  Middle School is designed to build upon the  foundation  that  students  have  acquired  in  Lower  School  and prepare  them  to  take  advantage  of  educational  opportunities  in the future. The program strives to achieve a balance between the rigorous demands of a college-preparatory school and the needs of  a  growing  adolescent.  Maintaining  focus  on  the  development of  the  whole  child,  the  curriculum  addresses  intellectual,  social, emotional,  aesthetic,  creative,  physical  and  ethical  development.  Teachers combine their knowledge with students’ special interests to promote an academically stimulating environment.  Opportunities are available for individual and collaborative experiences.

 

 The  middle  school  curriculum  provides  a  solid  foundation  in  all learning areas:

 

ADVISORY,  BAHASA  INDONESIAN,  ENGLISH,  MATH,  PHYSICAL EDUCATION,  SCIENCE,  SOCIAL  STUDIES,

ENGLISH  LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT  I,  II  and  III,  PERFORMING  ARTS,  LIBRARY, MANDARIN, CHOIR.