Admission to preschool is open to children with and without disabilities beginning at age 3. The preschool program focuses on phonological awareness, letter recognition and mathematics concepts; understanding and using complex and varied vocabulary; developing and demonstrating concepts about print and appreciation for books; and using language to communicate for a variety of purposes.
The elementary program at Bynum School focuses on academics, social skills and communication. The core curriculum includes reading, mathematics, science and social studies. Receptive and expressive communication skills in reading and language are strengthened through verbalization, sign language, visuals and/or communication devices. Students work on self-discipline and independent life skills. Community-based activities reinforce classroom objectives and focus on teaching students’ skills across different environments. Bynum School accommodates a primary elementary class for students in grades one, two, and three and an intermediate class for students in grades four, five, and six.
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
The Junior High School program focuses on core academic areas: reading, language arts, and mathematics, and utilizes a variety of curriculum and materials. This program also incorporates technology lessons using ipads and workstations. Prevocational life skills for independent living are included in the curricula. Community-based instruction includes bowling, delivery of meals on wheels, and visiting nursing homes.
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
High School students continue to develop skills that are identified in Individual Program Plans (IPP) and to work to meet requirements for graduation and transition. The High School program designates a day each week for philanthropy which includes visiting a nursing home, packing weekend lunches for children in the community, delivering meals on wheels and volunteering in the development office on campus.