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Stage 1-Age 2-6
(Golden Foundation)
  

Students will build a solid foundation in Basic Interactive Communication Skills (BICS).


Stage 2--Age 7-9
(Objective Achievement)
  

Students develop Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP) through acquisition of content reading skills. 

Stage 3--Age 10-12
(Competency Beyond)
  

Students apply critical thinking skills in studies of all core curricula. They will continue to develop Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP), and demonstrate mastery in Common Core State Standards (CCSS).