We combine a cutting-edge approach to learning with tried and true methods. Our dual curriculum enables students to develop critical thinking skills by analyzing ancient texts, then move seamlessly to digital classrooms that foster imagination. Small classes allow our teachers to focus on nurturing each child’s unique abilities.

We invite you to stop by and see what makes our program exceptional. And learn why we believe every child has a home at RTA.

GENERAL STUDIES

GRADES 1–4:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Mathematics
Science
Physical Education
Art
Music Appreciation
Virginia History (4th grade)

GRADES 5–8:
English Language Arts
Emphasis on creative writing, literature
and independent critical thinking

History:
U.S. History (5th grade)
World History (6th grade)
Civics (Honors-7th grade)
Economics (Honors-8th grade)

Science:
Foundations of Life, Earth & Physical
Science I (5th grade)
Foundations of Life, Earth & Physical
Science II (6th grade)
Life Science (7th grade)
Physical Science (8th grade)

Mathematics:
Mathematics 5
Mathematics 6
Pre-Algebra (Honors-7th grade)
Algebra (Honors -8th grade)

Physical Education
Art
Music Appreciation

JUDAIC STUDIES

GRADES 1–4:
Hebrew Reading and Writing
Jewish Law and Customs (Halacha)
Modern Hebrew Language
Chumash
Analysis and debate through study of
Biblical texts and commentaries (begins in 2nd grade)
Mishna
Critical thinking, public speaking and
application of ideas through study of
Talmudic case law (begins in 4th grade)

GRADES 5–8:

5TH & 6TH GRADE:

Talmudic Case Law (Mishna)
Critical thinking, public speaking and
application of ideas through study of case
law
Jewish Law and Customs (Halacha)
Chumash Advanced
High level analysis and debate through
study and interpretation of text and
commentaries
Modern Hebrew Language

Grades 7–8:
Talmud
Advanced Jewish Law & Literature
Jewish Legal Codes (Halacha)
Advanced Text Analysis
Modern Hebrew Language
Navi (Jewish Philosophy, Prophets)
Text and Commentary

dual curriculum

 

 

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