Science & Technology Academy at Knights Landing opened in 2010 to serve students in kindergarten through sixth grades with a curriculum that blends science and technology. The school works with students to ensure their needs are met whether they need more educational support services, accelerated curriculum, or a more challenging curriculum. Parents and students alike really enjoy the Sci-Tech Fun Factor that allows students to join in hands on learning events, which include such things like the Mars Landing Egg Drop Contest, Super Sci-Tech Science Fair, and monthly whole school science days.
Along with core subjects, the school provides a music program. Fourth grade students begin with a recorder class that also teaches music theory and how to read music, while 5th and 6th graders have the opportunity to join one of the bands, which are beginning band and advanced band. No other sports or activities are offered. Many students would like the opportunity to participate in sports.
All parents that offered their opinion love the school, staff, and teachers. Many stated it is the best school in the area offering a safe and nurturing environment. Students love attending the school and their teachers.
The Academic Performance Index showed an increase of 45 points from the previous year to a score of 857. The statewide goal is 800.
Parents could not be more pleased with the score. Many parents state the school is doing a wonderful job of providing the educational tools needed for students to succeed and be prepared for the remainder of their schooling years.
The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades.
The percentage of students passing the exams was mainly above average across the board in all grade levels and all subjects. Parents stated that this a wonderful sign that the school is doing an exceptional job of providing their students with a wonderful education.
Overall, the school is doing an excellent job of providing students with a safe and nurturing environment. To ensure the school is the right fit for your child, you should take a tour.
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Science & Technology Academy at Knights Landing
9544 Mill St.
Knights Landing, CA 95645