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Curriculum

ORA’s curriculum aims to ensure students engage in a robust learning experience. We are committed to the development of a districtwide curriculum that will foster achievement by all students. Michigan’s K-12 Standards serve as the basis for the Academy’s curriculum with the expectation that all students can, and will, reach established learning outcomes. This includes grade level pacing guides, research based instruction and more.

ORA Elementary School

The Elementary School serves kindergarten through fourth grade. Classes are self-contained with the exception of one elective class offered to each grade level to ensure common planning time. The adopted curriculum for the Elementary School includes:

ORA Middle School

Serving grades 6-8, ORA Middle School Classes are departmentalized. All teachers are assigned one elective class to ensure common planning time. Instructional blocks for the middle school are 75 minutes. The adopted curriculum for the Middle School includes:

ORA High School

Serving grades 9-12, ORA High School requirements for graduation are based on the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC) guidelines. Students at the High School level follow the 4-Year Course Plan. Teachers are assigned one elective period to ensure common planning time. Instructional blocks for the High school are 60 minutes. The adopted curriculum for the four-core classed at the High School includes: