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Academics and Programs

Quick Facts

 DSA Offers:

  • Music, PE, and STEAM for all students 
  • The French Enrichment Program is currently being offered from the 3rd-6th! 
  • Science instruction in our SCIENCE WING
  • Student access to a Makerspace and STEAM Lab
  • Student access to our library to check in/out books.
  • Student Organizations and Clubs
  • Kagan Cooperative Learning: implemented to increase academic achievement for all students, enhance self-esteem, create a more harmonious classroom climate, reduce discipline problems, and develop students' social skills and character virtues
  • Adoption of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS): a systematic approach to support student students' positive behavior
  • Project-Based Learning: through PBL projects we raise students' level of engagement, authenticity, collaboration, and higher-order thinking, which increases the rigor in our classrooms and develops great 21st Century problem-solvers. 

Academics

  • Personalized Learning Environments
  • All Day Kindergarten
  • English Language Arts
  • English Language Learner
  • French
  • Math
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Response to Intervention (RTI)
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Programs

  • Band
  • Citizenship
  • Community Service
  • Fine Arts
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Positive┬áBehavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics (STEAM)
  • Student Council
  • Yearbook
  • Chorus
  • Cross Country