Curriculum at Hassayampa Elementary School
We teach our students about the importance of education, and we aim to help them in every way we can to enjoy learning.
Eureka Math is WUSD's adopted math curriculum which was adopted in 2016-17. As an online resource, teachers are provided materials and support that will always be timely.
As a parent, you are your child’s chief advocate and most essential teacher. To assist in this crucial role, Great Minds has assembled a suite of resources that will help you support your child in becoming proficient in math.
Eureka Grade Roadmaps available to explain what your child will be studying during the year as well as strategies that you can use to support your child's learning from the home.
Please visit Great Minds to explore these parent resources Parent Resources - Math
Wonders Reading Program
During the 2016-17 school year, WUSD went through a rigorous process to identify a comprehensive reading curriculum for Kindergarten through 5th grade. A Literacy Committee was formed to review curriculum options. After thorough review, the committee identified Wonders as the most comprehensive program. Wonders was was adopted for use during the 2017-18 school year. Teachers recieved training prior to the start of the year and have access to a variety of online professional development supports.
Visit the Wonders website to learn more about this curriculum: Wonders Curriculum.
Title I School-Wide Program
Hassayampa Elementary School is a school-wide Title I school, and all students are eligible to received Title I services. A school with a Title I Schoolwide Program, which is primarily addressed in Section 1114 of Title I, Part A, is one that receives Part A funds “to upgrade the entire educational program of a school that serves an eligible school attendance area in which not less than 40 percent of the children are from low-income families, or not less than 40 percent of the children enrolled in the school are from such families.” The focus of a Schoolwide Program is Comprehensive Schoolwide Reform to ensure all students, especially those considered most academically at-risk, are able to attain academic proficiency based upon state academic standards.
At Hassayampa, we staff two certified Reading Specialists and two Title 1 paraprofessionals to work with students to improve reading skills. To learn more about the reading support offered at Hassayampa, please contact either Ms. Henneman or Ms. Griswold or your child's teacher.