Quick Facts

  •  DSA Offers:

     

    • A Personalized Learning Enviornment where students learn at their own pace using software platforms such as Dreambox, Imagine Math, Smarty Ants, and Achieve3000.
    • Music, PE, or Art on a daily basis for all students (CCUSD has not cut specials at DSA ever!)
    • Spanish instruction for all students
    • Science instruction in our SCIENCE WING
    • Student access to a Makerspace and STEAM Lab
    • Student Organizations and Clubs
    • Guitar Instruction for 6th grade and Ukulele Instruction for 5th grade
    • Core Knowledge®: Core Knowledge® Sequence represents the common ground upon which faculty meets and collaborates to teach a sequenced, coherent science and social studies curriculum
    • Kagan Cooperative Learning: implemented to increase academic achievement for all students, enhance self-esteem, create a more harmonious classroom climate, reduce discipline problems, and develop students' social skills and character virtues
    • Adoption of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS): a systematic approach to support student positive behavior
    • Project Based Learning: through PBL projects we raise students' level of engagement, authenticity, collaboration, and higher-order thinking, which increases the rigor in our classrooms and develops great 21st Century problem-solvers