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TUDY TO SHOW THYSELF APPROVED UNTO GOD…

 

From preschool through senior year of high school, your child will be taught using proven methods and materials from a Biblical viewpoint. Our primary curriculum throughout all the grades is A Beka. Bible Baptist Academy can prepare your child for a lifetime of learning.


 

 

Our Pre-K and K5 program is so much more than learning the ABC’s and 123’s. We also teach our students obedience, respect, manners, and kindness. Each school day begins with Bible class where they will sing fun Bible songs, memorize age-appropriate Bible verses, and listen to exciting Bible stories that are applicable to them. As students go throughout the school year they will be taught the following concepts:

 

Arithmetic

Number recognition

Number formation

Counting

Number relationship

Coins

Addition and subtraction

Simple story problems

Reading

Letter recognition

Letter sounds

Blends

Consonant-Vowel-Consonant words

Short and long vowels

Special sounds

Sight words

 

Science & History

Plants

Insects and animals

Seasons

Community helpers

Beginning American history

Beginning geography

Writing & Language

Letter formation (print)

Spacing

Proper pencil grip

Rhyming words

Opposites

Punctuation

 

Bible

Every school day begins with Bible class in which our students not only learn Bible stories and principles, but also learn how to apply those principles to their own lives. Students are challenged to have a daily walk with God and to hide God’s Word in their hearts. You will be amazed at the ability of your students to memorize Scripture. On Wednesdays, our students look forward to chapel time where they sing songs, play fun games, and hear preaching.

Arithmetic

Through mathematics we see that God designed our universe in an orderly fashion. We build concept upon concept and lead each student from the concrete to the abstract. Our objective for them is to transition from simply knowing arithmetic to applying it in real-life problem solving.

Phonics & Language

We believe that the way students communicate through their speech and writing reflects upon their character. Because of this, we have a strong emphasis on language and grammar. Lower elementary students learn correct sentence structure, proper word usage, as well as important phonetic rules. As students enter upper elementary, they begin to recognize the parts of speech and to properly apply their knowledge of the English language in essays and reports.

Writing

Beginning in 1st grade, we teach our students how to write in cursive. They will learn proper letter formations, connecting strokes, and slant. This is an important skill that is unfortunately no longer being taught in many schools today.

Reading

We desire for our students to develop a love for reading at an early age. Because our students are taught to read through phonetics, they have the tools to decipher and sound out new words and to quickly recognize words they have already been exposed to. This leads to higher reading fluency and independent reading at an early age.

Spelling

Younger elementary students are given spelling words that re-emphasize the phonetic rules that they have been learning in language and reading class. Older elementary students are exposed to more uncommon spellings, as well as vocabulary words and their definitions.

Science & Health

From insects and mammals to molecules and matter, students will be fascinated as they learn how God, the great Creator, designed our wonderful universe. Throughout science and health class, students have the opportunity to participate in hands-on experiments and use their skills of observation.

History

During history class, students get to travel in time from ancient civilizations to modern day events. They will learn how the past has shaped their present and how the present is deciding their future. We emphasize that our nation was founded upon Biblical principles and that the best way to be a good citizen is to be a godly Christian.

Music

Each week our elementary students enjoy participating in our music class. Here they learn basic music theory, how to match pitch, and eventually how to sing in parts. The elementary choir has the opportunity to perform at our annual Christmas program and graduation.

 

In addition to Bible, Choir, and PE classes, junior high students get to take the following classes:


English Composition, Grammar, Literature, Spelling, Vocabulary
Mathematics Review of basic skills, decimals, fractions, percents, metrics, introduction to algebra, geometry
Social Studies U.S. History, World History
Science Earth Science, Life Science


In order to graduate, all 9th-12th graders are required to complete the total number of credits listed under BBA Requirements  in the chart below.
 


State Requirements BBA Requirements College Requirements
Bible 0 Credits 8 Credits 0 Credits
English 8 Credits 8 Credits 8 Credits
Math 6 Credits 8 Credits 6-8 Credits
Science 6 Credits 8 Credits 6-8 Credits
Social Studies 6 Credits 7 Credits 7 Credits
Computer/Keyboarding 0 Credits 1 Credit 1 Credit
Physical Education 2 Credits 2 Credits 1 Credit
Health 1 Credit 1 Credit 1 Credit
Fine Arts/Speech 3 Credits 1 Credit 1 Credit
Foreign Language 2 Credits 2 Credits 2 Credits
Electives 14 Credits 4 Credits 5 Credits
TOTAL 40 Credits 50 Credits 40 Credits