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7th & 8th Grade

Meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
In a spirit of describing the nature of our students, we give names to our class levels.
7th & 8th Graders are SpringBoarders
At School
The middle school students are stretched to use previously learned skills in more complex writing and ideas. Our focus develops beyond simple comprehension to beginning to recognize and appreciate individual ideas and themes. Students will be expected to respond to increasingly challenging literature in an age appropriate way. They are given the opportunity to delve into specific science and math studies. They are challenged to not only work together at this level, but develop team strategies that utilize all team members' strengths. Students are given unique problems and encouraged to develop creative solutions. Springboarders will have 60 minutes of Exploration Time each week to explore different art forms such as screenprinting, dance, film writing, and chorus.
At Home
When students reach middle school, they should be able to complete most assignments independently at home. The parent's role becomes one of support and motivation. It will be expected that parents know what assignments are on the schedule each week, if their child is completing them and if they are struggling with any of them. Parents should be encouraging students to contact teachers when there are questions or if they need extra help. Parents should support students in executive functioning development. At home, students should expect to spend an hour on each subject. 
This combined class of 7th and 8th graders are called our SpringBoarders. The students start their day at 8:45am with Community Time. This special time in the morning allows all 5th through 12th grade students to come together for a short devotion or team building activity. They begin their academic classes at 9am. They will also have subject specific teachers and change classes throughout the day. Along with science, math, social studies and language arts, students will have a rotating schedule of electives. Students have the same academic schedule on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.


7th & 8th


Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, students work on Math, Science, Social Studies, & Language Arts as well as relevant electives.

24-25 Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $6,175 ($686 / month)

*Enrollment Fee: $450

* = This fee is non-refundable




The DaySpring Academy student has the great advantage of being able to choose from many extracurricular classes in a unique and creative environment.  Through DaySpring School of the Arts students become well equipped in the disciplines of the performing and fine arts as they are taught by professionals with a passion for their disciplines.  Students can choose from classical ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance, musical theatre, drama, technical theatre, fine art in many media, private music lessons and group music classes. Academy students who participate in these classes, will find them listed on their high school transcript and will earn credit for them.

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