Marley Park Elementary School is committed to providing an extraordinary academic experience. Marley Educators use the Arizona State Standards to plan for rigorous instruction, utilizing effective engagement strategies while ensuring that all students are progressing through the standards. In addition, Marley Educators work as cohesive Professional Learning Communities to collaborate on upcoming standards, reviewing data from assessments and make adjustments to ensure student success.
For grades K-3, Dysart Schools use Florida Virtual, Math in Focus and Illustrative Mathematics for instruction. Students develop their skills in counting, operations and algebraic thinking, number and operations, fractions, measurement/data, and geometry. For grades 4-8, we use the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum delivered by Imagine Learning (4-5) or McGraw Hill (6-8). Students construct mathematical knowledge by actively engaging in authentic math tasks which connect and deepen prior knowledge.
Dysart schools use 95 Percent Group Phonics, HMH Into Reading, Florida Virtual, CommonLit, HMH Journeys, and SAVVAS myPerspectives to develop literacy skills in Phonological awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, and Comprehension. Students develop their skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking, and language use as described in the state standards for each grade level.
Dysart schools use Discovery Science Tech book curriculum, as well as Generation Genius and Mystery Science. Students actively participate in science practices, and look through the lens of cross cutting concepts, as they explore the content described in the state standards for each grade level.
Dysart Schools use the Florida Virtual, McGraw Hill Networks, and Discovery Education curriculums for the instruction of Social Studies. Students engage in inquiry based instruction where they explore the various content described in the state standards for each grade level.
Marley Parks hosts a satellite campus for Growing Minds. Our mantra is “learn through play.” Learn through play is a core value that supports cognitive skills, physical growth, new vocabulary, social skills, and literacy skills.
Developmental preschool services are provided by certified special education and related services staff based on identified student needs.
YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS SIGNATURE PROGRAM
Marley Park Elementary School is creating young entrepreneurs in preschool through eighth grade. By partnering with local businesses, our students learn the tools and tactics to successfully create, market and see their products or services through our community marketplace. Through teamwork, leadership and collaboration students will acquire real-world business skills for a successful future. Marley Park also offers a unique and challenging Cambridge curriculum program to interested middle school students that includes high school credit after successful completion of Algebra 1 Honors in 8th grade. We still have space for you so enroll your Young Entrepreneur now at dysart.org/oe.
Students will develop skills, knowledge, and dispositions to lead physically active lives. Physical Education class will include age and physically-appropriate activities centered around fitness activities, sports, health science, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Students will utilize various locomotor and non-locomotor skills to build coordination and balance. Students will learn skills related to lifetime activities including how to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle, movement and how it impacts the human body, the rules, tactics, strategies, and etiquette of games and sports.