The Penn Hills Charter Schools’ Standards-Based Curriculum Guide is grade level specific and divided into the core content areas: Math, Reading/Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies. This curriculum guide also contains standards for courses such as: Physical Education, Health, Art, Music, and Technology. Penn Hills Charter School also believes that promoting Character Education and Financial Literacy is the core to success of every child and has included standards for students in these areas within the Penn Hills Charter School Standards-based Curriculum Guide. Within the guide there are also sections for Planning and Preparation, Accommodating the Diverse Learner, and Assessment Tools and Practices. The Penn Hills Charter Schools Standards-Based Curriculum Guide contains Essential Questions that organize the content and skills for student learning.