Elementary Programs

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Grades 1 – 5

HAPA provides first to fifth grade students with a rich and rigorous academic program. They are taught reading, math, writing, science, social studies, grammar, music, art and physical education.

The Academy follows the International Baccalaureate program, which engages students in active inquiry across all areas of learning and supports their creative thinking, problem-solving and strong communication skills. Themes that students focus on include:
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  • Who are we?
  • Where are we in place and time?
  • How do we express ourselves?
  • How do we organize ourselves?
  • How does the world work?
  • How do we share the planet?

The goal is to help students become productive and active citizens as well as display peaceful leadership skills in their personal lives and in the workforce.