ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Programs to prepare for college and careers

A rigorous, internationally-based academic and cultural curriculum

Washington Global offers a robust academic program designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in middle school and beyond. Global’s academic program is molded to meet the needs of diverse learners and strives to support and challenge all students regardless of their backgrounds. Additionally, all students engage in the International Middle Years Curriculum (link to page) in their Global Citizenship course, which introduces students to different cultures and customs.

Programs to keep kids healthy and engaged

Students build their knowledge base in core classes (English Language Arts, Math, Science, and History), while also participating in a wide-range of electives including, foreign language, physical education, global citizenship, film, art, STEM, coding, and more. 8th grade students participate in a High School Transition elective to ensure they are confident taking the next steps in their academic journeys. Washington Global encourages all students to become engaged in the world around them through service learning projects. Each year all students participate in at least one service learning project to help their own community or communities in other parts of the country or world.

Prepared for success

Washington Global’s English Language Arts and Math courses use Common Core State Standards (CCSS)-aligned curricula to prepare students for end-of-year PARCC testing. Washington Global takes great care in supporting students at their individual needs level. Students take both benchmark and interim assessments to regularly reassess academic skill gaps, so that classes can be retooled to challenge all students appropriately.Washington Global also offers a comprehensive special education program that meets the individualized needs of its students

Sixth Grade

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Adaptability

Adaptability is demonstrated by the ability to change, alter or cope with new environments or circumstances.

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Balance

Finding out new things is a human driver and affects things for better and worse.

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Collaboration

When people work together they can achieve a common goal.

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Creativity

Things are more stable when different elements are in the correct or best possible proportions.

Seventh Grade

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Resilience

Complex decision-making requires space and time

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Communication

When information is shared accurately and clearly the end result is more effective

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Courage

It’s important to honor behavior and processes that have proven merit.

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Curiosity

The desire to know more drives exploration and aspiration

Eighth Grade

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Challenge

Complex decision-making requires space and time.

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Identity

When information is shared accurately and clearly the end result is more effective.

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Development

It’s important to honor behavior and processes that have proven merit.

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Responsibility

The desire to know more drives exploration and aspiration.