Academic Programs » Middle School 6th - 8th Grade

Middle School 6th - 8th Grade

The 6th through 8th grade schedule includes the following learning experiences:
  • Arabic (42 mins, 5 days a week)
  • Islamic Studies (42 mins, 5 days a week)
  • Quran (42 mins, 4 days a week) 
  • Salah (15 mins, 5 days a week)
  • Language Arts (84 mins, 4 days a week)
  • Mathematics (84 mins, 5 days a week)
  • Science & Social Studies (42 mins, 4 days a week, alternating each day)
  • Art (42 mins, 2 days a week)
  • Physical Education (42 mins, 2 days a week)​
  • Elective Classes (84 minutes, 1 day a week)
    • 6th Grade: Fundamentals of Typing
    • 7th Grade: Life Skills and Career and College Paths
    • 8th Grade: Public Speaking

Sunrise Academy’s Arabic curriculum is based on four interactive abilities:  listening, speaking, reading, and writing. These abilities are emphasized as curriculum priorities, which shape and influence the total academic life of the student. The program also supports correct pronunciation, handwriting and grammar. Students engage in meaningful reading, writing and speaking activities for a variety of purposes and audiences. Students develop and use effective processes as readers and writers.
Honor/Merit Roll/High Honors

Students in grades 1st through 8th grade are eligible for High Honors, Honor Roll, and Merit Roll.
Students must achieve the following grades to qualify for High Honor Roll, Honor Roll, and Merit Roll:

High Honors: All A+ in all classes.
Honor Roll: All A’s and one (1) B in all classes.
Merit Roll: All A’s and B’s.
Grading Scale
Please see the outline of the grading policy listed below.

​Classwork – 25%
Homework – 5%
Projects/Quizzes – 30%
Assessments – 40%