Curriculum

English/Language Arts

Richfield Public School Academy utilizes the Common Core State Standards as the basis for instruction in Reading and Writing.  These standards have been adopted by the state of Michigan and are tested on the state assessment.  You can access the standards by clicking below.

English/Language Arts CCSS: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/

Health – Middle School

Students in 6th-8th grade are required to attend Health class.  Every three weeks, students are exposed to topics related to creating a healthy lifestyle through quality eating habits and the importance of daily physical fitness.  The curriculum is based on the state of Michigan’s Grade Level Content Expectations.  For more information, click the link below.

Health: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/07-8_Health_10v2_178902_7.pdf

*The Richfield Academy Board of Education has agreed to an established program of instruction which includes HIV/AIDS and other serious communicable disease prevention education and sexuality education.

Click here to view the Parent Letter/Exemption Form for RPSA’s Middle School HIV/AIDS and Sexual Education

Mathematics

Richfield Public School Academy utilizes the Common Core State Standards as the basis for instruction in Reading and Writing.  These standards have been adopted by the state of Michigan and are tested on the state assessment.  You can access the standards by clicking below.

Mathematics CCSS: http://www.corestandards.org/Math/

Science

In Science, Richfield Public School Academy utilizes the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations in conjunction with the literacy standards for Science in the Common Core State Standards.  You can access the GLCEs by clicking on the link below.

Science: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/Complete_Science_GLCE_12-12-07_218314_7.pdf

Social Studies

In Social Studies, Richfield Public School Academy utilizes the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations in conjunction with the literacy standards for Social Studies in the Common Core State Standards.  You can access the GLCEs by clicking on the link below.

Social Studies: http://michigan.gov/documents/mde/SSGLCE_218368_7.pdf

Specials

Richfield Public School Academy also offers specials classes which enrich the educational experience of every student.  Specials include Art, Music, and Physical Education.  Middle School students also take part in Spanish, Study Skills, and Technology classes.