Christa McAuliffe Upper School

  • Christa McAuliffe Upper Grades

    Flexible environment for learning where children are encouraged to observe, research, problem-solve and cooperate.

    Innovative hands-on teaching and field trips to enrich the learning experience.

    Frequent opportunities for students to exercise choice within planned learning activities.

    Integrate subject areas around selected themes or units.

    Small group learning environments.

    Offers the full resources of the Cupertino Union School District.

  • Upper-Grade Experiences

    Every day students participate in:

    • Math
    • Writing/Reading

    Every week students may participate in:

    • Science
    • P.E.
    • District Music
    • Art
    • Cooking
    • Life Lab
    • Electives
    • Social Studies
  • Examples of McAuliffe Curriculum

    4th/5th Grade

    Working collaboratively with classmates learning math and logistics by operating a student-run coffee shop.

    6th/7th Grade 

    Engineering an electronic device.

    7th/8th Grade  

    Meeting with authors and writing original plays