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February 17, 2021
January 13, 2021

Community-Based, Community Benefiting

Our school culture is centered on community and developing relationships with our families, neighbors, and organizations that are benefiting the Niles community. We coordinate student projects and volunteer work to help students learn the value of helping others and giving back to their community.

January 12, 2021

How We Individualize Instruction

At Niles Prep, we implement the ACCEL Instructional Model (AIM) which starts with an Ohio Standards-based curriculum taught by properly certified and licensed teachers. We frequently assess students (on a bi-weekly schedule) to know if a student is working ahead, falling behind, or right on track when it comes to mastering the learning standards for their grade level.

We review the data from these regular assessments and tailor instruction to each student’s needs. While many schools formally assess students at the end of the quarter, we believe that assessing students in shorter cycles gives our teachers early and regular insight into student progress.

Our teachers utilize a variety of learning activities and tools each day to individualize instruction in each subject area. Students receive whole class instruction, small group instruction, and one-on-one instruction. Our teachers additionally utilize Education Technology and other adaptive curricular tools to maximize learning in each school day.

Early Kindergarten Program

Our Early Entrance Program allows scholars to register who turn 5 years old by January 1st.  This special program focuses on the physical, social, and cognitive development of young scholars. Playtime is integrated into learning experiences and learning materials are centered around a child’s curiosity and natural desire to learn.

January 5, 2021