Academic achievement is at the heart of LIFE Prep School. Every student’s education is guided by an Individual Learning Plan. These plans are designed to build on strengths and support learning areas focused on each student’s needs. Each plan is created for your student in mind and includes progress updates throughout the year.
All LIFE Prep School students receive free 1:1 tutoring in reading and math, both during the school day and families can request tutors through out City Connects Program. Minnesota Math and Reading Corp supports student achievement with daily small group instruction. LIFE Prep School also has Title 1 reading services to support student learning.
At LIFE Prep School, we know how integrating arts, music and movement into our day creates well-rounded and well prepared learners and leaders. Students participate in art or music and physical education each day! Instruction in the arts and movement help children develop language skills, social skills, decision making, inventiveness and community and cultural connections.
Learning to read is an excursion into the unknown. It's about meeting challenges head-on and gaining confidence with each victory. Journeys is a comprehensive K-6 English language arts program. It provides an instructional system for reading both literature and informational texts, for acquiring foundational skills, and for developing mastery of speaking, listening and writing.
Science is a creative and analytic enterprise, made active by our human capacity to think. Using the FOSS curriculum students are provided with meaningful experiences through engaging with active participation in scientific practices.
Mastering math starts with knowing the numbers. It’s also about looking beyond numbers to understand how and why they work, and learning to ask the questions that lead to a thoughtful, informed approach to solving problems.Math Expressions is a proven Pre-K–6 curriculum that helps children make sense of math by exploring, discussing, and demonstrating their understanding of key concepts.
Students that qualify for Title 1 services receive 30 minutes a day of small group instruction with a reading specialist.
Students identified as ELL at LIFE Prep will be provided English Language (EL) instructional support that will enable them to participate fully in their educational experience in school and in their social lives in the community. EL Students will develop proficiency in the language domains of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and develop their competence in intercultural interactions using the English language.
Students at LIFE Prep have Physical Education every day to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Students explore many different activities that include soccer, football, dance, hockey, and many more fun and interesting skills and abilities.
City Connects is a student support program at LIFE Prep School. Through this program students are connected with community resources to meet their out-of-school needs. From student needs to family needs, the City Connects Counselor works to surround learners with the services they need to significantly improve student achievement.