Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
The classical model emphasizes the importance of literary classics, and students at Dominion jump right in to these “Great Books” from an early age.
In English, they master the basics of language as they study spelling, syntax, and vocabulary. In writing, they are taught to express themselves with accuracy, clarity, and vivid description. In math, students master the basic skills and fundamentals needed to prepare them for the higher level mathematics to come. Convinced that the fundamentals must be mastered while students are young,
Dominion’s lower school program provides “essential elements” as an oasis in an American educational model that often suffers from excess and trial and error.
“More” does not always mean “better,” and “the latest” does not always equate to “the best.”