Grade 6

Grade 6 Curriculum Overview

It is a pleasure to share a brief overview of all areas of the West Hartford Public Schools Curriculum for middle school students. West Hartford’s comprehensive program is based on the Connecticut Core Standards and provides instruction on the essential literacy and mathematics skills and understandings that prepare students for success at the next level of education. The West Hartford's curriculum integrates the visual and performing arts, science, social studies, physical education, world language, library media services and social/emotional learning to provide a holistic education.

This curriculum comes alive in the hands of our talented teachers who are committed to ensuring that our students reach their highest potential. We are dedicated to accommodating children’s diverse needs, the way they learn, their experiences and interests, and to facilitating continuous educational growth. If you should have any questions about your child’s curriculum, your classroom teacher is the best source of information.

No single document can fully explain the rich and complex nature of the school curriculum and instructional goals. We know that learning is optimized in a partnership with families, teachers, and schools. Working together, we can use your experiences as a family and our work in the classroom to create a respectful climate of academic success and joy for lifelong learning.


Anne McKernan
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment