MacArthur Curriculum

  • kindergarten classroom

    Douglas MacArthur is a Responsive Classroom School. Our academic, encore and social-emotional programs work in conjunction to teach the whole child. Some highlights include:

    • Art instruction with a certified art teacher once a week
    • Balanced Literacy with Fountas and Pinnel Benchmark Assessments
    • Colonial Fair - Grade 4
    • Daily Morning News/TV Studio
    • Eight mobile laptop carts serve classrooms
    • English Learners (EL) program
    • Foss Science
    • Instruction in family life education at levels appropriate to age
    • Instrumental music, band and orchestra, beginning in grade 4
    • LD Resource with inclusion
    • Math Expressions and Hands on Standards
    • Physical education classes by a certified P.E. teacher twice a week
    • Reading Specialists
    • Special Education: resource and inclusion
    • Speech, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy
    • Talented and Gifted (TAG) program
    • Vocal music instruction with a certified music teacher once a week
    • Weekly library visits