Students at the City of Dharma Realm Instilling Goodness Elementary School & Developing Virtue Secondary School (CDR IGDVS) have the opportunity to learn Buddhism in an authentic monastic environment allowing them to experience, incorporate, and practice Buddhist principles. A unique curriculum including Buddhist studies, Meditation, Virtue studies, and Chinese language and culture is the basis of our program. Incorporating both eastern and western culture, our school and curriculum is distinct from most schools in the US. Instructions will be bilingual in English and Chinese. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities, such as public speech, community service, field trips, and intercampus interactions. We challenge our students to dedicate themselves to academic excellence, develop moral virtues, and foster spiritual growth. Students will be prepared for academic and professional success.
Religious Studies & Practices
As civilization progresses through science, the spiritual life should also progress. Being spiritually balanced will bring long term fortune and blessings to one
The goal of this lesson is to cultivate every student’s potential, and train them to focus without other wishful thinking and disturbances.
This school emphasizes education in good character and virtues, both of which are the basis of being a good person and ensures happiness and harmony within a family.
The school will be conducting concurrent education in both Chinese and English.
This section describes the standard curriculum of language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, etc,. Click on the link below for more information.
Electives & More
The school offers elective classes and opportunities for students to create and express their interests, ie. clubs and other organizations. Read more about what our students are up to....