Bible: Each year the content varies so that throughout a student’s middle school years, he/she will acquire a basic understanding and knowledge of biblical principles, doctrine, and application of Scripture to life.
English: This subject incorporates the study of grammar, literature, and vocabulary. Composition and the parts of speech are emphasized so that the student can become proficient at written communication. Reading is emphasized in the form of book reports and classroom readings so that the student can become a seeker of knowledge on his/her own.
Science: This subject is designed to encourage the natural curiosity of the students in order to understand God’s orderly design of the natural world. Each year a survey course is presented of the various fields of science. Students are encouraged to ask questions, explore answers, and find solutions. Hands-on projects are a large part of the learning process.
Social Studies: This subject is intended to give students a well-rounded background in American history (8th), world history (7th), and ancient history/geography (6th). The social studies program provides an introductory concept of our government as well.
General Math 6: All 6th-grade students are required to take this math course. The course covers the fundamentals of arithmetic operations, decimals, fractions, and other integrated mathematical concepts.
General Math 7: This course is designed to reinforce the basic principles of math. It is for the student who needs to master basic math operations and concepts before moving on to pre-algebra.
General Math 8: This course is designed to strengthen a student’s knowledge of ratios and proportional relationships, the number system, expressions and equations, geometry, statistics, and probability.
Pre-Algebra: This course prepares students to take Algebra I. It may be taken by qualifying 7th graders or as 8th-grade math. Students learn the concepts and applications of basic algebraic principles. Concepts and applications of general math are also strengthened. The prerequisite for 7th graders is 89% or better in math.
Algebra I: This course gives an introduction to real numbers, rational numbers, square roots, and graphing. Problem-solving is emphasized through linear equations, polynomials, equations, and quadratic equations. Prerequisite is the completion of Pre-Algebra with a minimum grade of 89%. This course is taken for high school credit.