Academics


School Program Objectives

  • To educate each child in order to encourage development not only academically, but socially and emotionally.  This is accomplished by teaching the fundamentals of reading, math, science and social studies in conjunction with computertechnology, art, music, physical education, foreign language,  business and fiscal responsibility coursework. Critical thinking strategies are taught and integrated into daily core classes.
  • To provide an environment that enables students to be physically active and aware of the components necessary for healthy choices.
  • To encourage each child to function in a socially acceptable manner, to be courteous and cooperative with each other, and to treat adults and peers with respect.
  • To encourage every child to assume responsibility through leadership and supporting roles.  Students are assigned individiual responsibilities in the classrooom during the course of the school year and are encouraged to take active roles in their communities.  Good citizenship is encouraged at all levels of the school.
  • To involve the students of the Double R Private School in local programs which promote and encourage their health, safety and community involvement.
  • To gain exposure to cultures from around the world in order to learn about the importance of the global community.
  • We strive to uphold and adhere to code of ethics set forth by the Florida Department of Education. For a complete list if these standards or more information, please visit: Florida DOE Code of Ethics

Standardized Testing (Terra Nova)

Standardized testing will be administered to every student K-8 in the spring. Testing covers the following areas of study:

Sound Recognition K
Word AnalysisSound Recognition 1
Reading Comprehension 1-8
Vocabulary 1-8
Spelling 2-8
Language Mechanics 2-8
Language Expression 2-8
Math Concepts and Application K-8
Math Computation 2-8
Social Studies 2-8
Science 2-8