The Hoboken Charter School follows the New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS) as a framework to develop our curriculum and instructional program. The NJSLS are derived from the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Teachers are empowered to use various resources aligned to these standards to develop their curricula to meet the needs of the learners in their class(es).


Lower School Curriculum & Coursework

  • Columbia Teachers College Reading Workshop
  • Columbia Teachers College Writing Workshop
  • Math (Envisions as Primary resource text)
  • Science (TCI as primary resource text)
  • Social Studies
  • Service Learning
  • Social Justice
  • Character Education
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Health
  • Spanish
  • Phonics via Fundations (grades K-1)
  • Word Study/Spelling (grades 2-4)
  • Coding
  • Handwriting


Middle School Course Offerings

  • Humanities (English Language Arts and Social Studies)
  • Math
  • Science
  • Enrichment Electives
  • Artsbridge Electives
  • Mission Labs
  • Band
  • Physical Education
  • Health
  • Spanish
  • Typing (grade 5)


Upper School Course Offerings

Click here to see examples of the HCS mission embedded throughout our courses.