While students will learn at different paces, we believe that true education is a matter of development over time and within a stable community. At Great Hearts, we give our students individualized attention, but always within a common, one-track curriculum. Please explore our reading lists and curriculum sequences.

Archway K-5 Curriculum Overview
Classes/Year K 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
English Phonics, Spelling, & Vocabulary
English Reading & Literature
English Grammar & Composition
History Core Knowledge History & Geography
Math Singapore Math
Science Core Knowledge Science
Foreign Language Spanish, French, or Latin
Fine Arts Art, Music Theory and Performance
Athletics Physical Education

Great Hearts Kindergarten-5th Grade Core Reading List

Little Bear  |  Mouse Soup  |  Mike Mulligan  |  The Velveteen Rabbit  |  Mr. Popper’s Penguins  |  Owl at Home  |  Frog and Toad Collection  |  A Bargain for Frances  |  Sam the Minuteman  |  My Father’s Dragon  |  Boxcar Children  |  Sarah, Plain and Tall  |  Charlotte’s Web  |  Little House in the Big Woods  |  Cricket in Times Square  |  The Little Prince  |  The Little House on the Prairie  |  The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe  |  Pinocchio  |  Trumpet of the Swan  |  Prince Caspian  |  Wizard of Oz  |  Carry on, Mr. Bowditch  |  The Princess and the Goblin  |  Robin Hood  |  The Voyage of the Dawn Treader  |  Where the Red Fern Grows  |  Secret Garden | Across Five Aprils  |  The Hobbit  |  Mouse Tales  |  Beatrix Potter  |  Aesop’s Fables  |  The Ugly Duckling  |  The Princess and the Pea  |  Little Match Girl  |  The Biggest Bear-Ward  |  D’Aulair’s Book of Greek Myths  |  Stuart Little  |  The Borrowers  |  The Wise Woman  |  Jungle Book  |  The Phantom Tollbooth  |  King Arthur  |  A Wrinkle in Time  |  Sherlock Holmes