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Middle School

Middle school is a transition time for many students. Homework becomes more intense as teachers are helping students prepare for their high school years. Middle school is a time for students to grow in their studies, as well as socially.
 
During middle school, students have the opportunity to learn more about time management, responsibility, and planning. Read more about middle school success tips from Scholastic.
 
The NHA middle school program identifies the core classes students need to excel in high school and college. The primary classes include math, English language arts, social studies, and science. NHA schools also offer a variety of extracurricular activities to strengthen students’ education through sports, electives, clubs, and organizations.
 

What will my student learn in middle school math?

The NHA middle school math programs focus on six main topics. These include number sense and operations, algebra and functions, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probability, and problem solving.
 

Where can I find practice problems for pre-algebra and geometry for my student to use at home?

There are many online resources for your child to practice his or her math skills at home. Additional pre-algebra or geometry help can help boost your child’s confidence with the subject matter. Some helpful sites:
 

What can I expect my child to learn in English language arts during middle school?

During your student’s time at an NHA school, he/she will focus on reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing, and language usage.​
 

How can I help my middle school student improve his or her English language arts skills at home?

Reading and writing are the two primary ways to keep your child’s ELA skills fresh. Some helpful sites:

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The NHA middle school program identifies the core classes students need to excel in high school and college.​
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