Caprock Academy

Caprock Academy opened its doors in July 2007 as a public, tuition free charter school, serving 288 Kindergarten to seventh grade students. We have grown to 460 students and offer classes from Kindergarten to 10th grade. Our current 10th grade students will constitute the first High School graduating class in May 2013. For the 2011-12 school year we will move into our new permanent home at 714 24 1⁄2 Rd.
Strengthening the community through the involvement of parents, educators and community leaders working together to provide an environment that fosters academic excellence and develops strong character in our students. We shape global citizens who set life goals and practice lives of service and virtue.
To help all students achieve their highest academic and character potential using proven, accelerated academic programs while providing a safe environment.
•Academics - scholarship via the Core Knowledge curriculum in a Classical Education environment; academic excellence for all students.
•Environment - purposeful character development, parent participation, uniformed dress code; a firm code of conduct enhancing learning and citizenship.
•Accountability - highly-qualified, passionate teachers; an independent governing Board; yearly family satisfaction surveys; effective assessment of students and staff; Staff and Board professional development.
Kindergarten through 11th grade for the
2011-2012 school year.
Classical Methodology
Classical Education consists of the trivium: grammar, logic, and rhetoric.
Core Knowledge Curriculum
A solid, shared, specific, sequenced curriculum establishing strong foundations of knowledge.
Character Education
Building students who practice commonly accepted virtues like respect, honor, charity, friendship.
Other Curriculum
Shurley English Grammar ~ Riggs Phonics-based reading ~ Singapore Math ~ Fully staffed Fine Arts, Latin, Spanish programs.
Goal Hour
Authentic opportunities for parents and community members to volunteer teaching students.
Parent volunteers directly involved in their children’s educational environment.
Community Service
Students learning through community service.
Community Participation
Community members contribute on committees and as school volunteers.
Family Support
Parents have a yearly commitment to volunteering.
Other Program Offerings
A growing academic and athletic Extracurricular Activities program; Extended hours.

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