What curriculum is taught?
Early childhood classes offer hands-on, play-based learning experiences. Social-emotional skills, caring for/loving others, hearing about Jesus’ love, colors, numbers, shapes, letters, communication skills, large motor and fine motor skills start the process of learning. Each grade level offers age-appropriate materials and learning experiences. The "One in Christ" religion curriculum from Concordia Publishing is used in every classroom. Starfall, Scholastic, and other web-based programs are used to enhance learning. Starting in Pre-Kindergarten, the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum is used to teach students letters and letter sounds, how to write letters, and beginning reading skills.
First through 8th graders also use "One in Christ" religion curriculum. Phonics and reading skills are taught through a variety of means, including text, novel, and web-based materials. Language Arts is taught using McGraw and Holt textbooks. HMHCO science and 6th-8th social studies is a combination text/online curriculum, as is the 1st-5th Saavis social studies. Saxon math is used for kindergarten - 8th grade, with groupings in 4th-8th according to math aptitude. Kindergarten - Grade 4 uses Learning Without Tears curriculum for Handwriting, which also has keyboarding for 3rd-5th graders. Spelling is taught using Evan-Moor. Technology is taught throughout the curriculum areas.