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Our Elementary School at a Glance

Grades Kindergarten - 5th Grade:

The LLCA K-5 program is built upon the framework of the rigorous Core Knowledge curriculum. Every component of our curriculum is delivered by highly qualified, and certified, educators of the highest professional caliber.

Kindergarten – 5th grade educators provide instruction in Language Arts (Literature and Composition), Science, and Social Studies using the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) curriculum.

Eureka Math curriculum is implemented for mathematics instruction in K-5.

All students also receive instruction in Visual Arts, Music, Physical Education, and Spanish.

Every component of our curriculum affords easy personalization and acceleration where appropriate.

For our Fifth Graders:

In keeping with our mission to foster a sense of joy and connection with the outdoors through engaging, hands-on learning, Lake Lure Classical Academy is proud to participate in the Muddy Sneakers Program for our 5th Grade students.

Muddy Sneakers, based out of Brevard, NC, is an outdoor science education program that works with fifth-grade public school students across 11 counties in Western North Carolina and eight counties in the Piedmont of North Carolina. This innovative program educates on the core concepts of the state science curriculum using hands-on, experiential teaching methods spread over multiple, outdoor classroom experiences. Currently, Muddy Sneakers partners with 47 schools and serves 3,450 students.

To learn more about the Muddy Sneakers Program at LLCA, ask your child's 5th Grade teacher or call the school office.