Curriculum

  • Cambridge coursework at Westwood is available in reading, math, and science in grades 6-8. The program is designed to provide the rigor desired by the most highly motivated and achieving middle school students. 

    The Cambridge course sequence is as follows:

    Sixth Grade

     Advanced Reading/Language Arts

     Advanced Science

     Math 1 Advanced or Math 2   Advanced

      Seventh Grade

     Advanced Reading/Language Arts

     Advanced Science

     Math 2 Advanced or Algebra I Honors

    Eighth Grade

     Advanced Reading/Language Arts

     Advanced Science

     Algebra I Honors or

     Geometry Honors    

     
    Cambridge students are encouraged to participate in all four Cambridge level classes.  Students who are being served in the gifted program are also enrolled in Advanced Social Studies.  Students also take an exploratory class which may include band, physical education, musical theatre, art, robotics, yearbook, Spanish or technology.