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School Curriculum

Our curriculum is research-based and has been aligned to the Illinois State Learning Standards. Through differentiated instruction, all students will have access to the general education curriculum. We believe that every child has the innate capacity to succeed. Our model ensures that all students who attend will receive the targeted, individualized educational supports they need to reach maximum potential regardless of their learning styles, socioeconomic background, or level of cognitive ability.

English/Language Arts (120 minutes of instruction daily)

  • Scott Foresman Reading Street (K-5)
    Scott Foresman Reading Street © 2011 is an all-new comprehensive Reading and Language Arts series for the 21st Century. Reading Street delivers classic and soon-to-be classic literature, scientifically research-based instruction, and a wealth of groundbreaking online experiences for high student engagement.

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  • Words Their Way Developmental Model
    Words Their Way is a foundational program that helps students develop those foundational skills targeted in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

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  • My Sidewalks on Scott Foresman Reading Street: Intensive Reading Intervention (K-5)
    My Sidewalks on Scott Foresman Reading Street: Intensive Reading Intervention is an intensive reading intervention program that accelerates the reading development of struggling students.

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Mathematics (90 minutes of instruction daily)

  • enVisionMATH Common Core (K-2)
    Written specifically to address the Common Core State Standards, enVisionMATH Common Core is based on critical foundational research and proven classroom results.

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  • Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley enVisionMATH (3-5)
    Daily Problem-Based Interactive Math Learning followed by Visual Learning strategies deepen conceptual understanding by making meaningful connections for students and delivering strong, sequential visual/verbal connections through the Visual Learning Bridge in every lesson.

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  • focusMATH Intensive Intervention
    focusMATH identifies at-risk students early and accelerates their learning with instruction that is intensive, balanced, and individualized.

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  • Scott Foresman Science (K-2)
    Scott Foresman Science program provides inquiry-rich content with cross-curricular connections that link reading and science skills in every chapter.

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  • Interactive Science (3-5)
    Interactive Science, a next generation K-8 science program featuring an innovative write-in student edition that makes learning personal, relevant, and engaging.

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Social Studies

  • Scott Foresman Social Studies (K-5)
    Scott Foresman Social Studies offers a variety of ways for students to think critically about key concepts—through reading, hands-on activities, and technology—so they actively experience the world they live in.

Physical Education and Health

  • Skills and fitness
  • Indoor and outdoor sports and games
  • Making healthy choices
  • Personal safety


  • Appreciation of all artistic media
  • Artistic expression
  • Hands-on projects


  • Music appreciation
  • Vocal and instrumental music
  • Performance opportunities


1628 W Washington
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Phone: (773) 534-7405


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HILA Partners

For more than 50 years, The Hope Institute for Children and Families has led the way in providing innovative educational approaches to help all learners meet their maximum potentials. Hope understands how to teach – and care for – children with a variety of educational needs and styles of learning. Students in Hope classrooms regularly exceed the national average for being “on task” in learning activities. But more importantly, Hope students experience the joy of learning to their full potentials.
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