Yorktown
Middle School
Curriculum
Yorktown Middle School offers a strong curriculum that includes mathematics, English/Language Arts, Spanish, Science, Technology, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Vocal and Instrumental Music.

Yorktown Middle School offers accelerated classes for all grades. These cluster groups include classes for Gifted and Talented students as well as other high achievers. Spanish, Common Core Math I, and Common Core Math II are some of the classes offered to these groups for high school credit.

Yorktown has an 8th grade curriculum which includes: Spanish I* & II*, Physical Science I*, Math 8 Science 8, Common Core Math I*, Common Core Math II*, Social Studies 8, English 8, Physical Education I & II*, Art Survey I*, Concert Band I*, Mixed Chorus I*, Orchestra I* and Music Survey I*, and Read 180*.

–Students in 8th grade may earn a maximum of five high school credits during their time at Yorktown. *Denotes H.S. Credit courses.

•Seventh grade students’ classes are: English 7, Science 7, Social Studies 7, Math 7, Math 8, Common Core Math I*, Spanish I*, and a choice of two elective courses in the arts. Those courses are Art, Choir, Band, Orchestra, Intro to World Languages, P.E., and Read 180.

•Sixth grade students have the following classes: Math 6, Science 6, English 6, Social Studies 6, and a choice of two elective courses in the arts. Those courses are Art, Choir, Band, Orchestra, Intro to World Languages, and Read 180. All students are required to take Physical Education as 6th graders.

RICA ( Reading in the Content Area)

All students will participate in a RICA period. The purpose of RICA is to provide enrichment and intervention. Students will receive instruction to strengthen reading skills that will help them in every subject. The RICA program at Yorktown will vary each day being consistent by grade level. The following areas will be addressed Notetaking, OAA Reading Strand Intervention, Extended Response Answer Techniques, OAA Math Intervention, Reading/Writing and Vocabulary Skills.
Principal - Shannon Tucker
(614) 365-5408  |   5600 East Livingston Ave. Columbus, OH 43232
yorktownms@columbus.k12.oh.us
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