Programs

K-3 Grade Program in Florida

Liberty Academy is one of the leading elementary schools offering K-3 Grade programs for children in Florida. Our curriculum covers all aspects of education while ensuring the overall wellbeing and development of the child. From communication to social skills, our curriculum addresses every factor that’s necessary for the growth of a child.

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Liberty Academy Programs

Kindergarten Subjects

Below you will find current SOL objectives that we were (and would be) covering so you can provide educational experiences that relate to the units of study. You will also see helpful links to websites that we think your child will find fun and educational. 

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Science
  • Earth/Space Science and Cycles (SOL K.9) 
    In this class, the students will be able to investigate that there are repeating patterns in his/her daily life. Students will study seasonal changes (Spring begins on Mar. 20th), predict everyday weather conditions, describe what plants and animals are doing during this seasonal change.
  • Life Processes and Living Systems (SOL K.6)
    Students will be able to identify the basic characteristics of living things (growth, movement, and basic needs).  Students will be able to classify items by living or nonliving. 
Language Arts
  • Reading (SOL K.1) 
    In this grade, students build oral communication skills. 
  • Reading (SOL K.2)
    Students demonstrate growth in verbal and early literacy skills.
  • Reading (SOL K.3)
    This class helps students understand that words are made of small units of sound and that these sounds blend to make a word.   Students understand the syllables and formation of words.
  • Reading (SOL K.4)
    In this class, students get clarity on the correspondence between the soken and written words. Students will understand that all print materials follow a similar pattern.
  • Reading (SOL K.5)
    Students will understand that print has meaning, and they can recognize their writing as a form of print. 
  • Reading (SOL K.6)
    In this class, students develop an understanding of basic phonetic principles. 
  • Students expand their vocabulary and understand different word meanings.  
  • Reading (SOL K.10)
    Students learn to print manuscripts in this class.
Mathematics 
  • Measurement - Money (SOL K.7) 
    In this class, students will recognize the attributes of a penny, nickel, and quarter as well as identify the number of pennies equal to nickel, dime, quarter. 
  • Number Sense - 0-20 (SOL K. 1) 
    Students will count sets from 0-20. By the end of this class, they will be able to read, write, and represent the numbers 0-20. 
  • Number Sense - Counting/Compare (SOL K.2, K.3) 
    Students will compare sets (more than, less than, equal to) and given no more than three sets will order sets from greatest to least and least to greatest.  Students will count orally by ones from 0-100 
  • Number Sense - Fractions (SOL K.5)
    Students will represent and solve problems involving equal sharing with two sharers. 
  • Number Sense - Addition (SOL K.4) 
    In this class, students will a) Recognize and describe with fluency part-whole relationships for numbers up to 5 b) Investigate and describe part-whole relationships for numbers up to 10.  
  • Computation - Story Problems (SOL K.6) 
    Students model and solve single-step story and picture problems with sums to 10 and differences within 10, using concrete objects. 

First Grade Subjects

  • English Language Arts (ELA)

    This class helps students read and understand grade-level texts for fun and information. They also learn to write for different purposes and audiences.

  • Math

    In this class, students work with whole numbers and place value, including grouping numbers into tens and ones; add and subtract through 20.

  • Science

    Students learn about sound and light, plants, animals, and objects in the sky. This class brings them closer to the nature surrounding them.

  • Health and Physical Education

    This class is essential for students to learn about physical education and underlying structures and functions of body systems, develop social skills, refine locomotor and manipulative skills.

  • Financial Education

    This class discusses the purpose and use of piggy banks.

  • Social Studies

    Social studies introduce students to social structure and explore the ways families live.

  • The Arts

    Arts class helps students develop focus and concentration, explore pitch and melody, understand story structure, and explore art materials and techniques.

  • Computer Science

    This subject introduces them to computers and helps them recognize a sequence of events that take place in a story. Educational Technology helps them explore websites as a class with pictures of animals, foods, and colors to reinforce vocabulary.

2nd Grade Subjects

  • English Language Arts (ELA)

    The ELA class helps students understand the main idea in various texts, participate in class discussions, and write for different reasons and audiences.

  • Math

    The 2nd-grade mathematics class extends understanding of place value to add and subtract within 1000 and solve word problems using concrete models and drawings.

  • Science

    In this class, students learn about the diversity of life in different habitats, bodies of water, and how wind and water can change the shape of the land.

  • Computer Science

    This class introduces students to the idea of describing an everyday object without using its name.

  • The Arts

    Arts class helps students explore various artistic skills. They get to explore movement, develop singing skills, demonstrate audience skills and, explore art genres and styles.

  • Educational Technology

    Participate in an information exchange with students from another area of the United States.

  • Financial Education

    This class aims to help the students identify the differences between needs and wants.

  • Health and Physical Education

    Students learn about body systems and the relationship between behaviors, choices, and consequences to prevent illness and disease.

  • The Arts

    Arts class helps students develop focus and concentration, explore pitch and melody, understand story structure, and explore art materials and techniques.

  • Computer Science

    This subject introduces them to computers and helps them recognize a sequence of events that take place in a story. Educational Technology helps them explore websites as a class with pictures of animals, foods, and colors to reinforce vocabulary.

  • Social Studies

    Students investigate the geographic and economic aspects of community life and how communities organize themselves.

The 3rd Grade Subjects

  • English Language Arts (ELA)

    The ELA class allows students to read different kinds of texts at grade level, compare and contrast ideas among documents, plan, revise, and edit writing.

  • Math

    In the Math class, students learn about fractions, add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers through 100.

  • Science

    This class helps students organize and use data to describe weather; learn about forces, magnetic interactions, and organisms concerning the environment.

  • Computer Science

    In this class, students learn to model and describe the life cycle of a plant and the relationships that cause impact.

  • Financial Education

    Students learn to calculate the total cost of a purchase that includes multiple items priced in whole dollar amounts.

  • Health and Physical Education

    This class is the perfect place to show mature locomotive and manipulative skills. In this class, students learn to combine skills for complex movement and work cooperatively with others.

  • Social Studies

    Students investigate the varied backgrounds and perspectives of people living in Florida and North America, including Native Americans.

  • The Arts

    In this class, students create movement sequences, explore a variety of musical genres, participate in storytelling, and use a variety of art styles and techniques.

  • Educational Technology

    In this class, students use presentation software to present original stories about classroom topics.

Arrivals and Departures

Providing a secure and safe environment is a priority at Liberty Academy. Arrivals and departures are logged into our biometric tracking system via touchscreen computer.

Only persons over 18 and authorized by the parents will be allowed to pick up and drop off children.

Hours and Late Fees

During the academic school year, Liberty Academy's hours of operation are from 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

During the Summer break, the hours of operation arefrom 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM Monday through Friday.

A late pickup fee of $1/minute may be charged for pickups that occur after 5:30 PM.

Holidays and School Closings

Liberty Academy will be closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • MLK Birthday
  • Independence Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and Day After
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Liberty Academy's VPK, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade programs operate on the same calendar as Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Students enrolled in aftercare may attend school on MDCPS close for Teacher Planning days and Christmas and Spring breaks.

During weather, disaster, or other emergencies, Liberty Academy will follow MDCPS's school closure recommendation. Parents should tune in to their local news sources to get information on school closures