Curriculum: The Common Core reflects the state
standards and math and language arts. Social Studies and Science follow
Essential Standards that connect directly to the Common Core. The
appropriate curriculum is used throughout the state in each grade level
and in each subject area, thus offering a uniform curriculum for all of
North Carolina's students. It is upon that standard curriculum that all
statewide testing is based. Teachers use their professional skills,
creativity, and varied resources to teach the myriad of concepts
required in the Standard Course of Study.
Enrichment: Students at Ledford Middle School have the
opportunity to participate in art, general music, chorus, band, Career
Technical Education (CTE), and physical education during the school
day. Essential Standards in each subject directly reflect the common
core and the subject's age-appropriate content.
Computers and technology: Ledford has two instructional
computer labs, a career technology computer lab, a 30-laptop mobile lab,
two CTE synergistics labs, smartboards, and computers in each
Academically Gifted: Students who are identified as
academically gifted may receive resource assistance in the sixth through
eighth grades if they meet state and local standards.
Assessment: Teachers assess students using benchmarks,
daily, formal and formative assessments. These are varied and common
ways to let the teacher know the level of student understanding.
Ledford follows the testing schedule established by the local sc