The Melcher-Dallas Elementary curriculum is embedded in sound, successful, and researched-based perspectives of the past, yet continues to be a fluid, dynamic instrument of the present. The teachers of Melcher-Dallas Elementary endeavor to implement ideas and skills that reflect the ever-changing technology and cultural changes of our society and needs of our learners. The goals of the district’s educational curriculum are to assist each student to:

  1. Develop basic learning-communicating-thinking skills.

  2. Acquire an understanding of and regard for his/her physical and emotional development.

  3. Understand living things, the physical world, and technology.

  4. Develop an understanding and appreciation of the visual and performing arts.

  5. Learn to live as a contributing member within our democratic society.

  6. Acquire an awareness of career opportunities and the work environment.

Kindergarten - 6th Grade Core Academics

  • Literacy

  • Mathematics

  • Science 

  • Social Studies 

Kindergarten - 6th Grade Specials

  • Art 

  • Music

  • Physical Education

  • Guidance 

  • Band (5th/6th Grade Only)

  • Library and Technology

Kindergarten - 6th Grade Additional Services

  • Special Education 

  • Title 1 Reading 

  • English as a Second Language (28E Agreement with SEW) 

  • Extended Learning Program (Talented and Gifted) 

  • Other Services pertaining to Curriculum

  • Occupational Therapy (AEA) 

  • Speech Therapy (AEA)

curriculum books