Singapore Math

Singapore Math Curiosity and wonder At Rochester Classical Academy, we place a high value on mathematics and the sciences. We want all students to be able to use math comfortably and fluently throughout their lives. We challenge the commonly held belief that only some...

The Trivium

Understanding a fundamental concept of CCE As a classical Christian school, Rochester Classical Academy (RCA) will have many features that distinguish it from other educational offerings. One of these features—the Trivium—forms the structure of the entire Classical...

Latin: An ancient language with timeless application

Though it was once commonly taught in America, Latin has been virtually eliminated from school curriculum over the last few decades. The prevailing view today is that because it is not a spoken language, there is no good reason to study it. By contrast, we say it is...

Art at RCA

The Freedom to Create Picasso famously said,  “All children are artists. The problem is to remain an artist once you grow up.” The first part of this statement is obvious to anyone who has spent time with children. They need no encouragement to draw and do so...

The Nourishment of truth, goodness, and beauty

Lately, I’ve noticed a trend at the grocery store. When my wife and I had our first child, food pouches were relatively new to the parenting world. Although baby food had been around for decades, the pouch version allowed parents to squeeze the contents directly...