Curriculum Areas


AVID - College Readiness for All

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. At its core, the AVID program is dedicated to building all students' capacity for being college-ready.

Business Education

Business Education provides rich opportunities for relevant, real-world learning experiences.

Elementary Reporting Standards

Our outstanding elementary teachers use instructional standards and professional expertise to provide a rich educational experience for our youngest learners. In each content area, specific standards have been identified as important benchmarks against which student progress is measured. 

Family and Consumer Sciences

Our Family and Consumer Sciences program prepares students for family life and the interrelationships between family, community, and work.

Fine Arts

In Hopkins Public Schools we believe in educating the whole child, and the Fine Arts department is a strong and vital part of this culture.


Health education is an important part of our comprehensive school health program in Hopkins Public Schools. We continually update our curriculum so that it accurately reflects current topics of concern and ongoing developments in the health science field.


Hopkins preschool through 12th grade literacy instruction invites students to use reading and writing to pursue goals of personal and social significance in order to effectively communicate in a globally competitive society. It is our goal that all Hopkins students have the tools necessary to live richly literate lives.


Mathematical proficiency involves five interwoven strands. We want students to be able to understand, apply, compute, reason, and engage in mathematics.

Library Media & Technology

Beginning in Kindergarten, students in Hopkins Public Schools develop important skills in technology and information literacy through digital experiences embedded in the other curriculum areas.

Physical Education

In Hopkins Public Schools we want all of our students to be healthy, active learners. To that end, we provide a comprehensive physical education program for our K–12 students.


The mission of our Science program is to develop scientifically literate citizens. We are dedicated to creating an environment that instills an enthusiasm for scientific learning.

Social Studies

Our Social Studies program is designed to develop responsible, educated citizens who are knowledgeable and engaged in our diverse democratic society and our dynamic global community.

Technology Education

Human innovation in action—Providing technical skill development and career exploration for our students

World Languages

What language instruction is available? Here are program descriptions.