Why start a school?
We always wondered if one day, we would begin one. Realizing the disciplinary problems in public schools, the errors being taught in public schools, the need for a Bible-
Capability to start a school:
Initially, we thought in the traditional sense of needing a classroom for each grade level and this would be a huge project/expense. However, realizing that we could place multiple grades in one room, we began exploring this idea. All we would need is a qualified teacher and it just so happens that the Pastor's wife, Nikkie Corbin, is a qualified teacher.
What is the school like?
All grades, 4-
There are now 3 school options: On-
At the on-
The lessons are mostly on video. The students watch a video of a teacher teaching a particular subject. Then, he/she completes work in his/her book. When the student has a question, he/she notifies a teacher to come and help. Throughout the day, the teacher(s) not only answer questions but monitors the kids' work and at times, works individually with students. Younger kids will need more, and therefore receive more, attention. Their classroom set-
A full class day is 8:30 am -
We have field trips throughout the year.
We emphasize family and encourage family support and involvement throughout the year. God created the family first and this is very important.
We have uniform dress -
We have a high academic standard as well as a Biblical foundation.
What about the curriculum?
We primarily use A Beka Academy, a conservative, Christian curriculum, for the on-
We primarily use Ignitia, another conservative, Christian curriculum, for the online school. It is all online and includes online grading, projects, games, and more.
Other supplementary items
What is the Online option?
For 3rd grade -
What is the Homeschool support option?
For homeschool families in Spartanburg who want support and help as they embark on the homeschool journey, and desire for their children to be able to get with other Christian children and participate in activities and field trips, we provide the Homeschool support option. We are NOT an accountability group, but a support group.
What about testing?
We do not have yearly testing. If someone wants his/her child tested, this may be arranged.