Academics

Our curriculum follows the Virginia Standards of Learning that were established by the Virginia Department of Education. Students, at all grade levels, are provided the opportunity for acceleration in language arts and math. Students, at all grade levels, are also provided the opportunity for remediation in language arts and math. Eligible students with disabilities are provided services to address their individual needs in the least restrictive environment. Our guidance counselor conducts classes K-5 and also provides counseling services on an as need basis, with parental notification and permission.

Reading

Trade books are also used for reading instruction and Accelerated Reader.
Click an Accelerated Reader link (in the top section of this page) to view AR books listed by grade level.

Social Studies

Lynchburg City Schools has purchased materials to support the SOLs for grades kindergarten through third grade, instead of purchasing textbooks.

Technology

Educational software is used to support our curriculum in all subject areas. Teachers follow a technology scope and sequence for grades kindergarten through fifth.

Other Curriculum Areas

Music / Art / Library Science / Physical Education / Guidance (Character Traits, Social Skills, Conflict Mediation, Study Skills and Careers)

All Curriculum Areas

Division level curriculum guides relative to the Virginia Standards of Learning are available for all Lynchburg City School teachers.

Enrichment for All Students

All students participate in activities that enhance their learning experience. Enrichment through assemblies, technology, research, hands-on activities, and projects challenge the students' thought processes to reinforce and expand their learning. Enrichment opportunities are designed to meet individual needs and ability.

Virginia Standards of Learning

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/testing/index.shtml

English Standards of Learning (Language Arts)

[Written and Oral Language, Reading, Technology, and Research ]

Math Standards of Learning

[Concepts, Computation, Problem Solving, Mathematical Communication, Mathematical Reasoning, Mathematical Connections, and Technology]

History and Social Studies Standards of Learning

[History, Geography, Civics, Economics, Organization Framework, and Technology]

Science Standards of Learning

[Scientific Inquiry, Science Vocabulary, Investigate using Technology, Apply Scientific Concepts, Skills, and Processes to everyday experiences, Scientific Discovery, Contemporary Issues , Scientific Dispositions and Habits , Explore Science-Related Careers]