The goal of the English-Language Arts department at Dorothy M. Wallace COPE Center is to develop college-career ready students that are effective communicators. The Florida Standards Curriculum encourages teachers to use a balance of complex fiction and non-fiction texts in the classroom to become better readers, and college-career ready.
Dorothy M. Wallace COPE Center is committed to teaching mathematics based on the Florida Standards in Mathematics Standards, which demand that students have a solid conceptual understanding, a high degree of procedural skill and fluency, and the ability to apply the math they know to solve real-life problems.
The science instructors at COPE are also committed to facilitating conceptual science Standards, in which teachers incorporate literacy in science practices to help students incorporate reading, writing, and scientific inquiry that also incorporates applying thinking skills to address real-life problems and making informed decisions.
Students at COPE are provided with a quality education that prepares them to be productive members of society with a working knowledge of World History, United States History, U.S. Government and Economic Literacy as it relates to current socio-economic and social issues in our global community.