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Curriculum

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In Herricks Public Schools, we believe in nurturing young minds through a rich and engaging curriculum designed to inspire a lifelong love of learning. Our educational programs are tailored to foster curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking in every student. Aligned with the Herricks Portrait of a Graduate competencies, we aim to develop students who are empathetic, collaborative, innovative, and resilient.

Elementary Curriculum Program: Our comprehensive curriculum covers core subjects including Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, all aligned with state standards. We emphasize hands-on learning and integrate technology to enhance the educational experience.

Project Lead the Way (PLTW): We are proud to offer Project Lead the Way, a nationally recognized STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. PLTW empowers students to develop problem-solving skills, think critically, and engage in collaborative projects. Through PLTW, students explore robotics, coding, engineering principles, and more, laying a strong foundation for future academic and career success.

Gemini Program: Our Gemini Program provides an accelerated learning path for gifted and talented students. This program challenges students with advanced coursework and opportunities for deeper exploration of subjects. The Gemini Program encourages intellectual growth, creativity, and independent thinking, helping students reach their full potential. For more information on entrance criteria, click here.