CURRICULUM PHILOSOPHY

The Yorktown Curriculum Philosophy is focused on empowering our graduates with three fundamentals:

  • A top quality academic education and the tools to succeed in life.
  • DO WHAT YOU LOVE coursework that develops a sense of purpose that sets our students apart.
  • Quality people skills to get things done, make friends, and be happy.

Students are required to learn things such as:

UNDERSTAND THINKING
Think like Spock for logical thought.
Think like DaVinci for creative thought.
Think like Everyone Else for understanding people.

UNDERSTAND LEARNING
Know your own personal learning style.

UNDERSTAND PEOPLE
People skills help you communicate.

EXECUTIVE SKILLS
Time management and modern technology keep you on the cutting edge.

INNOVATION
Yorktown’s curriculum has four parts:

  1. A solid Core Curriculum
  2. Advanced DO WHAT YOU LOVE Curriculum
  3. Life Required Courses
  4. Social Skill Activities