Core Knowledge

What is Core Knowledge?

O'Dea Elementary is a Core Knowledge school, using a content-rich curriculum based on the Core Knowledge Sequence. The Core Knowledge curriculum gives students from different regions and economic backgrounds a common language with which to produce shared knowledge. A coherent approach to specific content enhances students' critical thinking and higher-order thinking skills.

PSD does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, age or disability in access or admission to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. A lack of English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation.