Polk Curriculum

  • James K. Polk's academic program includes these core subject areas:

    • Reading
    • Language arts
    • Mathematics
    • Social studies
    • Science.

    The school also offers instruction in four Encore areas:

    • Library
    • Physical Education
    • Art
    • Music

    Additional instructional opportunities include:

    • After school support for students in Reading and Math
    • Instrumental music lessons beginning in fourth grade
    • Support to students with English as a Second Language
    • Support for students who require specialized instruction in an inclusive environment as well as students who may require more direct services
    • Instruction in family life education at levels appropriate to age
    • Technology integration across all content areas including our encore classes
    • Young Schloars
    • Talented and Gifted