In Sixth Grade

  • Sixth grade students compared the differences between a checking account, a debit card, and a credit card, described the purpose of and information found on a credit report, explained various pays to pay for college, compared annual salaries of several occupations requiring different levels of education, and understood the importance of establishing a positive credit history.

In Seventh Grade

  • Seventh grade students will calculate sales and income taxes, identify components of a personal budget, create and organize financial assets and liabilities, use a family budget estimator, calculate and compare simple and compound interest earnings, and analyze and compare monetary incentives such as coupons and rebates.

In Eighth Grade

  • Eighth grade students will solve problems comparing the interest rate and loan length, explain how investments grow over time, calculate the cost of repaying a loan, identify advantages and disadvantages of different payments, identify situations that represent financially responsible decisions, and estimate the costs of attending various education institutions.