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Wilkes-Barre Academy is committed to offering an advanced academic curriculum for students in pre-K through eighth grade. Students will be introduced to the following:

  • Math basics through pre-Algebra and Algebra I in the seventh and eighth grades.
  • Social Studies curriculum that includes state history, national, and world history, as well as geography. Many hands-on activities and projects are included.
  • Science programs which cover Biology through Physics. Classes include laboratory and hands-on units.
  • Science Fairs in grades two, four, six, and eight and the opportunity to participate in a Science Olympiad are also part of the program.
  • English and Literature programs are writing intensive and introduce students to all genres of literature and styles of writing. These programs culminate in complete literary analysis/term papers using MLA guidelines that are consistent with high school requirements. A comprehensive language arts program that includes Phonics based reading instruction and a separate English program.
  • Economicsprogram introducing 7th and 8th to the social science of analyzing production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
  • Word Study and Spelling programs which prepare students for SAT testing requirements.
  • Spanish classes- grades K through 8
  • Sign language- K
  • Art classes throughout the entire year that introduce art periods and artists. During Middle School classes, students will explore all artistic periods and styles. 
  • Winter Follies Every grade participates in a yearly musical production presented on stage at a local theater.
  • Computer classes in grades K through 8 that teach computer basics, keyboarding, Internet and research skills. Students also learn publishing programs, word processing programs and power point presentations in our completely modern, upgraded computer lab.
  • Music lessons include reading sheet music, playing instruments, and music history.
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