Ashbrook students in grades five through eight continue to build and expand basic knowledge by developing higher level thinking skills, including application, analysis, synthesis, and integration of content areas. In-depth learning, time management, and organizational skills are emphasized. Teachers present a balance of conceptual understanding, problem solving, and skill building.
- Core I classes for Middle School grades are taught daily and include math, world history, English/language arts, and laboratory sciences.
- Core II classes are taught two to three times per week and include physical education, foreign languages, engineering, technology, music, drama and art.
- Students can choose from Core III electives to complete their program. These electives vary from year to year. The following is a sampling of electives.