CurriculumExceptional Education Emphasizing Bible Knowledge, Advanced Phonics and Math
Strong Phonics and Math Skills Are Emphasized
The Strickland School curriculum emphasizes strong Phonics & Math skills in the early grades, teaching memorization of the rules necessary for proper Spelling, Grammar, Speech, and higher Math skills.
In the upper grades, students benefit from the basics learned in the early grades. Upper grade subjects include:
- Literature & Composition
Additional subjects may also be available. For a complete discussion of the curriculum, consult the Strickland School Handbook on the Enrollment page.
Homework Reinforces Vital Skills
Homework is considered a very important part of the Strickland School program and is necessary in order for the student to achieve vital skills. Every attempt is made to give students a light homework load on Wednesdays.
Average homework assignments:
K4 – 30 minutes of review
K5 – 30 minutes
1st grade – 30-45 minutes
2nd grade – 45 minutes to one hour
3rd grade – one hour
4th & 5th grades – 1-1/2 hours
6th grade – 1-1/2 to 2 hours
7th and 8th grade – 1 ½ to 2 hours