Stone Creek Students Score Above State Averages on all CSAP tests in all grades!
At Stone Creek Charter School, we believe that every child who walks through our doors has the opportunity for greatness. Our academic programs are among the most rigorous in Colorado. What makes Stone Creek different? It's the way we teach our children.
Core Knowledge encompasses language arts, mathematics, science, history, geography, fine arts, and physical education based on the work of E. D. Hirsch, Jr. The curriculum is characterized by knowledge that is:
Solid -- Lasting, unchanging, knowledge such as important events of world history;
Sequenced -- A planned progression building on students' previous knowledge and eliminating excessive repetition and gaps. The core content is organized to spiral through the grade levels, becoming more sophisticated and dedicated in each successive grade;
Specific -- Clearly defined knowledge at each grade level ensuring fairness to all students;
Shared -- Providing all students, regardless of background, with the shared knowledge they need to assure later educational success and a confidence in belonging to our national literate culture.
Other parts of the Stone Creek Curriculum are designed to enhance the Core Knowledge Program, including:
Stone Creek is a place where character counts. From courage and excellence, to generosity and reliability, our students are immersed in a culture that teaches and upholds virtues as a school community, as well as in individual classrooms.
- Fixed and mobile computer lab
- Server installed last year
- All students have the ability to save work on the network
- New wireless microphone and PA system
- Video cameras
- Smart boards this spring
Stone Creek is pleased to offer Spanish as a Foreign Language in all grades. Students study and practice written and oral traditions, as well as, the history and culture of native Spanish countries.
To meet the needs of exceptional learners, Stone Creek offers on-site Gifted Program for grades three and higher. Students can be nominated by their teacher or parents, or they can choose to nominate themselves. Specialized instruction, group and individual projects and other learning opportunities are tailored to the needs of the student.
Stone Creek also trains its staff on Differentiated Learning Strategies within the classroom, enabling teachers to adapt lessons to achieve various levels of learning.