Quartz Hill Elementary is an AVID certified school. In all of our classrooms, students are developing skills to help ensure that they are college and career ready. The staff of Quartz Hill has diligently worked to put organizational systems in place to assist our students in becoming thoughtful, skilled, academic scholars.
Quartz Hill Elementary utilizes Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a STEM curriculum, in our classrooms. PLTW is aligned to the newly adopted Next Generation Science Standards. When engaged in the modules of PLTW students can be using VEX robotics to solve real-world problems, conducting experiments, or studying the effects of collision. In addition to PLTW, Quartz Hill has a robotics team that competes in local competition. The robotics team is comprised of fifth and sixth grade students and meets after school.
Quartz Hill Elementary is proud to offer a ballroom dancing program. Dancing Feet, for fifth and sixth grade students. Any fifth or grade student is welcome to participate in this after-school program. The team practices regularly after-school to master a variety of dances. The team then competes against other Dancing Feet programs across the Antelope Valley. It is popular program in which many of our students participate each year.
Quartz Hill Elementary offers a VEX robotics team for students in fifth and sixth grades. Students are asked to tryout for the team. The robotics team meets after school, and competes against other local robotic teams in the valley. This is a great way for our students to develop introductory robotic skills prior to matriculating to middle school.