K5

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Curriculum Overview

Points of Interest

  • Highly qualified teachers are state licensed to teach kindergarten to children five years of age by August 14.
  • Students are provided a safe, nurturing, stimulating program that gives them a strong academic foundation for success in school.
  • God’s love is openly expressed.
  • Celebration, worship, Bible study and prayer are woven into the fabric of day-to-day life.
  • Curriculum exceeds CORE/state standards.
  • Manipulatives are used to increase the student’s academic success.
  • Instruction focuses on a variety of learning styles.
  • Hands-on learning is provided through the use of centers and workstations.
  • Field trips are centered on classroom learning objectives.
  • Reading instruction is provided in small, ability-based groups. An advanced curriculum is provided for students working above grade level. Our web-based Accelerated Reader program challenges students to improve reading skills.
  • The year culminates with a kindergarten graduation ceremony.
Bible Biblical Choices for a New Generation
Phonics/Reading A Beka
English The Shurley Method
Handwriting A Beka
Math A Beka
Science A Beka
Social Studies A Beka
 Student Handbook 2014-2015

Commonly Asked Questions

Question: What does my child need to know coming into                                  kindergarten?

Answer: Your child should know…

  • how to recognize, spell, and write his/her name.
  • the capital and lowercase letters of the alphabet by sight.
  • how to recognize numbers 0-10.
  • how to count groups of objects up to 10.
  • basic shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle).
  • basic colors (red, yellow, blue, orange, green, purple, black, white, and brown).

Question: How do you communicate with parents?

Answer: We will…

  • notify parents of progress by sending home a weekly progress report.
  • send home a notebook daily with a behavior report, homework, and memory verses.
  • send weekly newsletters in Freedom folders.
  • schedule two parent teacher conferences a year, and we are available for conferences before and after school when necessary.
  • correspond by e-mail and phone calls when necessary.
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