The Middle School’s academic curriculum is highly driven by Common Core standards and is well-rounded, with courses in the following disciplines: English, mathematics, science, and social science. Students learn to devise solutions through conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information. In the pursuit of academic achievement, Lifeline strives to promote critical thinking with the goal of developing intellectual communities. Within the intellectual communities, students will work in teams to stimulate learning through discussion, engagement, and production. Students will also learn to become tolerant and respectful of people from various cultural backgrounds practicing skills needed to thrive in a global community.