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The structure of Roeper's curriculum emphasizes conceptual and experiential learning opportunities that facilitate specific goals for individuals in response to their intellectual and personal/social characteristics, needs and interests. In the Lower School, homerooms serve as the centers for language arts activities, social studies and mathematics. Additional classes in science, music, World Languages, art, dance and movement, physical education, library and computer skills are part of the curriculum.
The cornerstone of our Middle School is the incorporation of the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of gifted students in a state of transition. Our program provides optimum indivualization of instruction for an age group characterized by wide variability among students. The Middle School curriculum includes English literature, composition, social studies, foreign language, mathematics, computer study, science, fine arts, physical education and interscholastic sports. The school also provides opportunities for advanced work at the Upper School level.
Courses in the Upper School include core classes in English, history/social studies and many electives: computer, foreign languages, mathematics through post-calculus, biology, chemistry and physics, as well as many Advanced Placement classes. Opportunities for independent study, self-directed study, internships and mentorships allow student to pursue their passions within - and beyond - the classroom The fine arts program provides opportunities for performance and/or participation at all levels. Physical education activities range from individual conditioning programs to interscholastic team sports.