Academy Primary School believes that all students can achieve and has chosen the Core Knowledge Sequence as the curriculum model.
This curriculum is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education and was founded by the Core Knowledge Foundation. The premise of this curriculum is that “Knowledge Builds
on Knowledge”. According to the Core Knowledge Foundation, “for any curriculum to be both excellent and fair, it must demonstrate four qualities referred to as shared knowledge, solid
knowledge, sequenced knowledge, and specific knowledge.”
Major topic areas that will be covered in Kindergarten through Second grade are: