All students receive instruction in the CA Common Core State Standards. The base curriculum for kindergarten through fifth grade students is Engage NY, while 6th grade students' base curriculum is Illustrative Mathematics.
Not only are students learning grade level mathematical content, but they are also learning how think like mathematicians as they engage in the Standards for Mathematical Practice. These are 8 very important standards (English Explanation and Spanish Explanation) that students will be using from kindergarten through twelfth grade.
The goal is to help students to think mathematically, make connections between new learning and previous knowledge, explain and justify their reasoning, engage in mathematical play, and to use math in their daily lives.