Knoch High School 9-12 Curriculum
Knoch High School’s program of studies offer many formal programs that meet the needs of students with academic and vocational-technical interests. Honors courses are offered in English and Biology. Advanced placement courses are offered in American history, art history, biology, calculus AB and BC, chemistry, computer science, computer science principles, English language and composition, English literature and composition, European history, macroeconomics, physics, and statistics, along with numerous elective courses. Students are also encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities.
Knoch Middle School 6-8 Curriculum
Knoch Middle School focuses on educational designs such as specific scheduling, team teaching and collaborative groups. At the middle level, students develop their intellectual ability, increase their self-esteem and cope with changes they are experiencing. Programs include teaming, interdisciplinary study, advisor/advisees, exploratory classes, flexible grouping, continuous progress, authentic assessment, and parental involvement. In addition, advanced placement courses and elective courses are offered. Students are also encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities.
South Butler Intermediate Elementary School 4-5 Curriculum
South Butler Intermediate Elementary School educates the district’s 4-5 grade population. In fourth grade, each homeroom teacher partners with another teacher specialist to provide a progressive program of reading, mathematics, writing, social studies, science and English. Students in fifth grade follow a partial departmentalized class schedule in preparation for the middle school. Classroom teachers are specialists in their subjects to provide students with rich opportunities in writing, social studies, math, science, English, and reading. All students report to art, music, library and physical education and all receive computer instruction. Learning support classes and gifted support classes are also offered for children who qualify for these programs. The Title I program assists in helping the S.B.I.E.S. to provide a personalized learning environment where instruction is differentiated for each student's specific learning style.
South Butler Primary School K-3 Curriculum
South Butler Primary School educates the district’s K-3 population. Kindergarten students attend half-day sessions and have a formalized program of social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development. In grade one, a self-contained classroom setting is utilized with a progressive program of reading, mathematics, writing, social studies, science, and English. Grades two and three are partially departmentalized with a focus on flexible grouping. Our goal is to establish a balance of challenging rigor while still having fun.