Farber Hebrew Day School’s Director of Curriculum & Instruction leads efforts in our Curriculum Mapping process to streamline curriculum across grades, find overlap and gaps in curriculum and provide a guide for new teachers to be properly inducted into the vision of the school. Our Director of Curriculum & Instruction assists teachers in prioritizing the long-term vision of the educational structure at Farber and creates a cohesive curriculum that prepares students for success through Early Childhood through High School, onto college and work environments.
High School Curriculum
The High School math program is focused on providing a challenging and engaging curriculum that prepares our students for the rigors of college along with the life skill of problem solving. Each discipline provides varying levels of challenge with more advanced students taking the Advanced Placement courses of Calculus and Statistics.
Yeshivat Akiva students are required to take a minimum of four yearlong courses in math. Options for independent study and enrichment are available each year.
- Geometry Honors
- Geometry Enrichment (The Art of Problem Solving)
- Algebra II
- Algebra II Honors
- Intermediate Algebra Enrichment (The Art of Problem Solving)
- Pre-Calculus Honors
- Pre-Calculus Enrichment (The Art of Problem Solving)
- Statistics/Counting and Probability
- AP Calculus
- AP Statistics
The High School Science program provides a solid grounding in the baseline science courses required of a college preparatory program. Honors courses carry the designation on the transcript and require additional projects and assignments. Opportunities for Advanced Placement courses and other challenging courses are provided dependent on student interest.
Yeshivat Akiva requires its students to take four yearlong science courses.
- Biology Honors
- Chemistry Honors
- Physics Honors
- AP Biology can be taken as an elective
- Anatomy & Physiology
- AP Biology
- AP Physics or AP Chemistry