Curriculum

Our Curriculum

The teaching of the Christian faith is recognized as the major emphasis of our school’s curriculum. Christ is integrated into all subjects as our students grow daily in their faith. They develop specific virtues that equip them to become responsible, effective Christians for life. Our excellent academics are also used as a foundation for building not only strong, confident scholars, but also contributing members of the community. Students are encouraged to apply the conceptual information they learn in the classroom to “real-world” problems in both individual and collaborative set-tings. Independence, responsibility, and self-discipline are fostered at all levels, as are organizational and study skills.

“For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth,…so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.” Isaiah 55:10-11

Reading

Grades K-5: Reading Street CCSC, Scott Foresman (Pearson) (2013)
Grades K-2: LexiaCore5, DIBELS Next testing
Grades 6-8: Prentice Hall/ Holt Literature studies—1st and 2nd Course (2009) and several novels

English

Grades K-2: Reading Street Curriculum (2013)
Grades 3-6: English, Houghton Mifflin, Abeka Elements of Language (2016)
Grades 7-8: Holt Elements of Language—1st and 2nd Course (2009), Abeka Grammar I and II (2016)
             Grades 6-8: Wordly Wise 3000 (2016)

Math

Grade K: Supplement Kinder Math (2015)
Grades K-5: enVision Math CCSC, Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley (2012)
Grades 6-8 : McGraw-Hill Algebra/Geometry (2010) & Glencoe Math (2010)
Grades K-8: Moby Max Software

Science

Grades K-5: Pearson Interactive Science (2016)
Grades 6-8: McGraw-Hill Earth, Life and Physical iScience (2016)

Social Studies

Grades K-6: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill (2009)
Grade 7: Geography, Glencoe/National Geographic / World Geography & Cultures (2012)
Grade 8: Glencoe The American Vision (2010)

Religion

Grades K-8: One In Christ, Concordia Publishing House, 2012

Handwriting

Grades K-6: Zaner Bloser (2013)

Foreign Language

Elementary Spanish
Avencemos! Holt McDougal, 2007

Standardized testing

NWEA MAP Computerized Test – Taken Twice a Year (Fall and Spring)

MAP, or the Measure of Academic Progress, is a computerized adaptive test which helps teachers, parents, and administrators improve learning for all students and make informed decisions to promote a child’s academic growth

Kansas State Assessment  – Taken Once a Year (Spring)