Courses filled with clear, vibrant lessons in grades 7–8 build on the foundation laid during your child’s elementary years and effectively prepare her for high school. Skills-based math and English classes help develop reasoning skills, while textbook exercises ensure long-term mastery of each concept. Your child’s interest will be captivated as she discovers the overall picture of God’s purpose and plan in history. Stimulating lessons go through a logical progression of events and ideas in world history, followed by a more detailed look at American history. Classroom demonstrations and invigorating discussions about life science and earth/space science bring the world to life. In Bible class, she’ll learn how to practically apply God’s Word to her life through studying select books from the Old and New Testament and memorize Scripture reinforcing these concepts. After completing grades 7–8, your child will be ready to successfully transition into the high school years.
Stimulating academic courses challenge and grow your child throughout his high school years as part of the well-rounded college-preparatory course of study. Core academic courses in English, mathematics, science, and history meet standard graduation requirements and provide him with outstanding preparation for further studies. His study of grammar, great literature, writing, and vocabulary usage in English develops critical thinking ability and leads to mastering effective communication skills. He’ll apply previously mastered basic math skills to higher levels of study in algebra, geometry, and precalculus with trigonometry. Additional practical course options in consumer and business mathematics teach about taxes, balancing a budget, and other useful information. History courses give an in-depth look at people, cultures, and nations in a geographical context for an overall picture of the world. Your high school student will also learn creation-based biology, chemistry, and physics, with included labs that enhance his understanding of scientific concepts and provide thrilling virtual hands-on experience. Bible courses covering Genesis, Revelation, life management, and more, teach God’s truth, continuing to give him a strong foundation that will carry him through life. Elective selections provide an avenue for him to further develop skills in particular areas of interest. He may elect academic opportunities in additional honors-level mathematics, science, and foreign language courses, or choose to focus on developing performance skills in speech and music or aptitude in practical arts. Electing a variety of these courses will benefit him as he prepares for college and his life’s work.