ElectivesIn both academies and electives, an abundance of choices for students range across subject areas, from math, science, technology, art, sports, drama, singing, writing, music, and humanities to even crafts and games! Each semester, students in seventh and eighth grades take two electives.

All Middle School students, as well as fourth graders, also take an academy, which generally takes place every Friday afternoon. The academies, shaped by student interests, provide a more relaxed but challenging environment than electives and encourage groups of children and adults to explore and work together.

Academies
Head of School Diane Rosenberg and a group of teachers inspired from a gifted-education conference brought the idea of academies, which provide teachers with the ability to better differentiate learning, to Nueva. Generally, teachers lead the academies; however, parents and even administrators also propose and lead them. We share a sample of our academy offerings.

Electives
Electives provide students with opportunities to choose what they would like to study from such areas as performing arts, visual arts, writing, math, and technology. Teachers conduct electives like any other class, where they have particular learning goals for students and evaluate them on performance. We share a sample of our elective offerings.

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