The Middle School program at Christina Seix Academy is designed to prepare students for the challenges of private high school, by strengthening their academic and social confidence as well as the scholastic independence they began to exemplify in the Lower School. Through socratic seminars and hands on STEAM labs, students develop and refine their sense of agency and self.
All of our students are supported by positive mentors and exposed to collegiate and civic experiences designed to expand their sense of agency and social awareness
Our Middle School Curriculum
Our Middle School curriculum spans subjects including Music, Spanish, Science, Math, Computer Science, and Humanities. All courses are designed to offer small group instruction and one-to-one evening academic support.
Our extended day and Boarding program allow us to integrate arts, athletics, and character-based programming in a safe and nurturing academic setting. Our students enjoy a range of competitive sports, including tennis, fencing, lacrosse, and soccer, in addition to vocal and performing arts opportunities.
An emphasis on social justice, as well as current events, taught through the lens of fiction and non-fiction readings. The writing component focuses heavily on informative, narrative and opinion pieces.
A teacher-designed curriculum focused on the cultures and communities of Latin America. Daily use of the language with a strong emphasis on conversational and written communication.
A deep-dive into mathematics through a compounding knowledge approach that emphasizes mathematical literacy through print and digital resources. This curriculum provides students an accelerated path that allows 8th graders to take Algebra I.
Emphasis on developing and maintaining an enhanced level of physical activity and fitness through group and individual movement. Additionally, all students participate in a team sport each season.
With an emphasis on student-driven learning, the lab based curriculum covers Earth Science, Life Science, Chemistry and Physical Science.
Development of appreciation and understanding of music through instrument instruction, with an emphasis on the foundational aspects including pitch, tone and reading music. Students showcase their talents through bi-annual concerts.