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Academics

AcademicsThe academic program for the Rindge Avenue Upper School reflects a multi-year visioning, planning, and curriculum development process established through the Innovation Agenda. The goal of this effort is to provide all Cambridge students with a superior academic and social experience that will increase achievement, close achievement gaps, and build 21st century skills.

Over the past few years, CPS curriculum developers and school faculties worked together to plan, design, implement, and evaluate new curriculum in each content area. This new, rigorous academic program includes opportunities for supports and acceleration within mixed-ability classrooms that welcome all students. The program is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.

Our academic program includes both required curriculum areas and opportunities for students to make choices based on their interests, including choice of world language and an array of electives in the fine arts and other areas. Teaching and learning are supported by leading-edge technology including Enoboards in classrooms and use of Chromebooks and ThinkPads.

Learn more and explore our curriculum highlights using the links at left.