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Cortland District and Curriculum
Students in Cortland in kindergarten through the twelfth grade attend school in the Lakeview Local School District. Lakeview schools have a long tradition of educational excellence. Graduation rates have historically been in the high 90s, with many students going on to postsecondary studies. The district has also been recognized as being Excellent with Distinction from the Ohio Department of Education. Additionally, Lakeview schools benefit from the support of parents, community members, and other stakeholders who dedicate their time, energy, and money to ensure all students in Cortland have the best education possible. As a result of these efforts, students in Cortland emerge from school with the knowledge, skills, and tools they need to be successful in college, in a career, and in life in general.
We currently cover the following Cortland-area school district: Lakeview Local School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Cortland District Curriculum
Cortland’s high school math curriculum includes study of the principles of algebra. Students learn how to describe numbers and relationships by creating equations. Learners also acquire the ability to reason with equations. Problem solving is undertaken with equations, and students learn how to solve equations and inequalities as well. Polynomials and rational expressions are also central topics in the algebra curriculum. Students perform operations on polynomials, and learn about the relationship between factors of polynomials and zeros.
The middle school science curriculum in Cortland revolves around introductory work in the areas of life science, earth and space science, and physical science. The life sciences strand examines the basics of modern cell theory. Students learn about cells, their structure, and their function, and examine their role in carrying on life from one generation to the next. In earth and space science, students examine rocks, minerals, and soils. Classification systems for different rocks are introduced, and students learn identifying factors that help classify different materials. In the area of physical science, students primarily focus on motion and matter.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Cortland Educational News
- Open Enrollment Option Available for Students - Lakeview Local Schools offers open enrollment for most grade levels. Parents or guardians can pick up the appropriate forms at the superintendent’s office when the enrollment period begins each year in March.
- Lakeview High School Among Nation’s Best High Schools - Lakeview High School has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s best high schools. The school school received a silver rating from the magazine which is indicative of the academic successes being achieved by the students.
- School-Based Clinic Now Available to Students - Students and parents that seek information about common health issues can consult with one of Lakeview Local School District’s school nurses. The nursing staff also maintains an informational blog on the district’s website for easy access to information.
Cortland Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Should Kids Have Homework?
Most kids will tell you that they shouldn’t have to take work home after a long day at school, and some teachers are beginning to agree. Districts across the nation have begun experimenting with the notion that school work stays at school. A large factor in the decision to move away from homework is a desire by school officials to preserve the joy of learning. According to teachers that favor a no homework policy, homework tends to be tedious, uninteresting work that becomes a chore – something children are forced to do rather than something that they want to do. By eliminating those kinds of tasks, the hope is that students will retain joy for learning and be more engaged in the process while in school. What some teachers have found is that kids are voluntarily taking things home to further their studies. They may decide to read more about a topic they learned about in class, take an art project home to show their parents, or write in their journal. Whatever the case, some schools that have eliminated homework seem to have brought some of the fun back to learning for their students.