Across the state, schools are implementing Arizona’s Academic Standards to ensure that all students have the academic knowledge and skills they need to be successful in college, career, and life. La Paloma Academy South is committed to ensuring that our curriculum and instruction meet these rigorous standards.

The Arizona Department of Education has a helpful website for parents who would like more information on Arizona Academic Standards: (

Current Curriculum

Core Reading Curriculum

  • Amplify CKLA 2nd Edition K-5th Grade
  • Amplify ELA 6th-8th Grade

Supplemental Reading Curriculum

  • Moby Max
  • Reading A-Z
  • RAZ Kids
  • Scholastic News

Intervention Reading Curriculum

  • Amplify Reading
  • Amplify Close Reading
  • Amplify mCLASS Intervention with Dibels 8th Edition

Core Math Curriculum

  • Coach Digital

Intervention Math Curriculum

  • Moby Max

Social Studies

  • Houghton Mifflin Social Studies (all grades)
  • Holt World History: We the People (grades 7-8)
  • A More Perfect Union (grades 7-8)
  • Scholastic News


  • Generation Genius

SEL (Social Emotional Learning)

  • MindUp (visit the MindUp website at

Beyond Textbooks

At La Paloma, we utilize an instructional program called Beyond Textbooks to guide our curriculum. Beyond Textbooks “refers to a philosophy of teaching and learning that transcends textbooks and state standards to strengthen support for communities of teachers, facilitate teaching and learning, and improve student growth and achievement.”

Visit Beyond Textbooks Website