Grades 1 - 6

Grades 1 - 6

The primary and elementary school program at High Point is designed to give the students a well-balanced academic schedule for core subjects and support classes. The instructional goals of these formative years are to prepare the students for the challenges of junior high and high school and to make learning an enjoyable experience.

THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM

First through Third Grade

  • Reading
  • Spelling
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Language
  • Printing and Handwriting
  • Mathematics
  • Spanish
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Art
  • Music
  • Movement and Physical Education
  • Computers
  • Library
 

Fourth through Sixth Grade

  • Reading
  • Spelling and Vocabulary
  • Language
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Penmanship
  • Mathematics
  • Spanish grades 4-6
  • French grade 6
  • Science
  • History and Geography
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Computers
  • Library

High Point endeavors to maintain a strong continuity of curriculum from grade level to grade level.

Enrichment

Each class takes two field trips per academic year. These trips are designed to supplement and support the academic program of each grade level. In addition the fourth grade takes a one-day trip, by plane, to the state capitol in Sacramento to complete their studies of the history and government of California. Students in grades 4 - 8 have the opportunity to participate in the High Point Band which meets after school.

Sports

All fifth and sixth graders may try out for the High Point track and field team, golf team, and tennis team, as well as the intramural teams.

Performance Opportunities

A variety of music, art, and drama productions are offered to the various class levels throughout the school year. In recent years some of these have included:

  • Kindergarten, first, second, and third grade musicals.
  • All-school Holiday Program
  • All-school Spring Variety Show