Instruction And Positive Character Education : Aurum Preparatory Academy Charter School

982 Words Sep 6th, 2016 4 Pages
Through rigorous instruction and positive character education, Aurum Preparatory Academy Charter School educates all of its students, grades 6 – 8, to succeed in college and life and to serve as the next generation of moral leaders.

All students deserve a quality education regardless of race, gender, socio-economic status, or zip code. At Aurum Preparatory Academy Charter School (“Aurum Prep”), each of our students will receive a quality education that will prepare them for success in college and career. We know from numerous examples of high achieving schools in the communities of Oakland and around the country that all students can achieve at high levels when provided with the proper structure, strong instruction, and clear guidance. We will provide our students with a rigorous and seamless secondary education rooted in expanding their literacy and mathematics skills, and in full alignment with rigorous national standards as adopted by the State of California. At Aurum Prep, we foster character development through our FIRST values: Focus, Integrity, Respect, Self-Determination, and Team. For students to determine their own life’s trajectory, they must have a foundation that prepares them to (a) excel in college and life and (b) become responsible leaders in their communities and in our world. We must have high expectations and clear structures, all provided within a culture of joy for learning, working hard, and honoring our students’ fullest self-determined potential.…
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