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OVERVIEW

West Point provides an arts enriched learning environment that inspires exceptional performance through authentic and realistic learning experiences in a safe and positive environment while inspiring unique learners and cultivating leaders.

Speciality programs: Along with our K-8 classrooms that provide TIER I and TIER II of academic support there are several addition programs that provided TIER III support to students include reading intervention, math interventions, behavioral support, and exceptional services. Additionally, an inclusive preschool programs services students that are 3 adn 4 years old. To further enrich and extend the talents of our students dance club, choir, cheer and various sports teams met throughout the year before and after school. This year a robotics team and math team represented the school in a district competition.

CORE COURSES

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Mathematics

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.

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Language Arts

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.

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Science

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.

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Social Studies

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.

PRESCHOOL

The Dysart Unified School District Preschool Program offers a developmental approach to learning which includes art, music, motor, pre-literacy and readiness activities for both typically developing students and students with identified needs.

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.


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Developmental

Developmental preschool services are provided by certified special education and related services staff based on identified student needs.


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Role Model

Opportunity for typically developing young children to attend preschool and serve as a peer model to foster collaboration, development and tolerance.


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ARTS ACADEMY

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The West Point Arts Academy proudly serves students from all around the Dysart Unified School District. The belief is that the arts are conducive to powerful learning and that increasing the presence of the arts in all subjects will increase motivation, relevance, and achievement for students.

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Physical Education

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.

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