OVERVIEW: Richfield Public School Acdemy offers an extended school day and academic year to allow for true mastery rather than cursory coverage of the curriculm.
CURRICULUM: Richfield Public School Academy offers the content-rich Paragon Curriculum, which converges technology with the humanities, combining the rigors of a classical education with the relevance required by contemporary culture. Our interdisciplinary program instills in students a captivating conceptual understanding and chronological picture of history, as well as an awareness of the interrelationships between different domains of knowledge.
Technology: To master true computer literacy, students require hands-on access to computers as a tool for authenic learning. Richfield Public School Academy equips each classroom with 2-5 computers, and provides a laptop for each teacher and administrator. We also have a mobile computer lab to support the classrooms.
Assessment: The barometers that guage Richfield Public School Academy’s success include higher student standardized test scores, marked progress in the quality of performance-based assessments, improved student attendance, and retention as well as enhanced motivation, satisfaction, and morale on the part of students, teachers, and parents.
Teachers: Richfield Public School Academy hires, trains, and is committed to retaining highly qualified teachers and talented leaders in educational administration. All RPSA teachers are certified and teaching within their certificated subject areas. Our teachers have a strong sense of purpose and a willingness to challenge themselves as life long learners, just as they would challenge their students. Our teachers compel all students to reach their potential by concentrating on engaging every child in learning and by holding students to high standards.
Parents: Because every child needs stability, continuity and a champion who believes in his/her human potential, Richfield Public School Academy works to foster a close connection between home and school. Specifically, Richfield Pulic School Academy works with the home to foster a positive influence to improve attendance, to assist with homework, and to intercede at the first hint of difficulty.