While design of Avenues’ initial curriculum began in 2010, we believe in an iterative process. However, the overviews below provide a high-level introduction to the themes and content in each grade.
To view the curriculum overview for a particular division, please click on the links below.
Click on the links below to visit the article archive for each school subject.
September 27, 2016 - One of the great things about being in a school like Avenues is the chance to use New York City itself as a classroom. On Wednesday, September 21, a group of Avenues faculty, led by the High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing team, and 35 students did just that, attending a Roundabout Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s play The Cherry Orchard. More...
September 23, 2016 - Through their art and science curriculums, one group of pre-kindergartners has been exploring old technologies: light projectors, synthesizers and record players. More...
September 14, 2016 - Recently, the developing field of cognitive science has deepened our understanding of the link between physical activity and cognitive ability. This research has revealed that time spent exercising complements time spent in academic classes, suggesting that both are necessary for optimal cognitive development. More...
September 8, 2016 - Throughout the year, students in the Blue/LanSe nursery classrooms have been exploring growth and change in plant life. To help students learn even more about plants and how they grow and change, we took a field trip to the Battery Urban Farm. More...