Continuum of Extended Services

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    Continuum of Services, Instructional Overview

     

    Talent Development Opportunities, Grades K-12: Available at all schools and open to all students (no identification)

    • Differentiation embedded within the instruction
    • Flexible grouping
    • Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
    • Chinese Immersion Program
    • Dual Language Program
    • STEM (Grade K-4)
    • Fresh Inc. (Grade 5)
    • Colt Time (Grade 6-8)
    • Incubator Program (Grade 11)
    • Teacher and specialist consultation
    • Contests and competitions
    • Field trips
    • After/Before school clubs and activities
    • Summer school opportunities

     

    Accelerated Placement, All Grades:

    • Whole grade-level acceleration
    • Subject-level acceleration
    • Early Entrance, Kindergarten: Placement at home elementary school (formal screening in April/May)
    • Early Entrance, Grade 1: Placement at home elementary school (formal screening in April/May)

    See website details: Kindergarten & First Grade Early Entrance Screening

     

    Extended Self-Contained Services, Grades 3-5: Placement at Hough Street Elementary School

    • District program located at Hough Street School
    • Multi-grade level classroom taught by two teachers
    • Full day instruction
    • All subject areas enriched and accelerated: English Language Arts, Social Global Studies, Science
    • Math is grade-accelerated by one year

     

    Extended Resource Services, Grades 3-5: Placement at home elementary school

    • Reading, Grade 3 (100 min./week pullout services, in addition to core curriculum, enrichment and acceleration within the grade level)
    • Reading, Grades 4-5 (50 min./daily pullout, replacement services, enrichment and acceleration within the grade level)
    • Math, Grades 3-5 (50 min./daily pullout, replacement services, grade-accelerated by one year)

     

    Extended Services (Classes), Grades 6-8: Placement at home middle school

    • English Language Arts (ELA), Grades 6-8 (daily class period, enrichment and acceleration within the grade level)
    • Math, Grades 6-9 (daily class period, grade-accelerated two years at the end of grade 9)
    • Visual Art, Grades 6-8 (in addition to art classes: grade 6 meets 1x/week for 40 min.; grade 7-8 meets 2x/week for 40 min., enrichment and acceleration)
    • Science, Grades 6-8 (daily class period, enrichment and acceleration within the grade level)

     

    (General High School Courses, Grades 9-12: Barrington High School)

    • English Advanced Honors, Grade 9
    • Continuation of Extended Math through Grade 9 (Extended)
    • Honors Chemistry, Grade 9
    • AP Course Offerings in English, Math, Science, Social Studies, World Language, and the Arts