Elementary (K-4)

It is the aim of our school to educate and develop the whole child for the glory of God in partnership with parents and the Christian community.

But what does this look like in the formative years of elementary school? 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST (K-4)

  • We love our kids!  Our teachers strive to demonstrate to our students through their words, actions, and attitudes that our students are loved, valued, and of immeasurable worth.  
  • We love learning!  Our teachers endeavor to create a learning environment that devours students’ attention by utilizing a variety of teaching styles, questions that stimulate critical thinking and a deeper understanding, interactive and hands-on learning, personalized instruction that reaches every student, and by modeling how a passionate learner learns and grows.
  • We love others! Instead of remaining isolated within the walls of our classrooms, our school is committed exploring tangible ways to serve our community.  

 

  • Kindergarten
    Kindergarten is designed to make learning enjoyable and lay the groundwork for a fruitful education and future.

    Curriculum:

    Activities:

    • Hands-on, multisensory teaching that targets individual learning styles
    • Leveled reading groups
    • Animal Unit and Oral Report
    • McCloud Nature Park & "The Barn" at the fairgrounds
    • Graduation program

    Achievements:

    • Weekly Bible verses from A-Z
    • Discovering literary framework: letters form words, words develop sentences, & sentences create stories
    • Writing whole sentences
    • Recognition and understanding of numbers 1-100

    Must be 5 years old by August 1

    • Half-Day - Monday-Friday 8-11 a.m.
    • Full-Day - Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Grade 1
    First grade builds upon a strong literacy and numeracy foundation, adding new experiences into their daily learning with special science and social studies projects.

    CURRICULUM:

    ACTIVITIES:

    • Indianapolis Children’s Museum
    • Indianapolis Zoo
    • Safety Training with Avon Fire Department
    • Daily leveled reading and math stations
    • Music, Art, Computer, Library, and PE specials

    ACHIEVEMENTS:

    • Progressing from beginning readers to readers of chapter books
    • Mastery of addition and subtraction facts
    • Memorizing all 66 books of the Bible
    • Hands-on service projects to local community
  • Grade 2
    In second grade, children broaden their reading and math skills, experiment with nature, learn why an understanding of the the past is important to our future, and begin incorporating their knowledge and experiences into daily practice. 

    CURRICULUM:

    ACTIVITIES:

    • Severe Weather Project
    • Native American Dwelling Project
    • Life Cycle Studies of Butterflies and Plants
    • Nature Discovery at Eagle Creek Park and Pioneer Experiences at Conner Prairie
    • Scriptural Character Studies

    ACHIEVEMENTS:

    • 2 and 3 digit subtraction
    • Mastery of addition and subtraction facts
    • Hands-on service projects to local community
  • Grade 3
    Third grade is an age of exploration and discovery, where students cultivate reliable study skills, develop individual accountability, and learn to ask questions that stimulate critical reasoning.

    CURRICULUM:

    ACTIVITIES:

      • Living History Museum
      • Owl pellet dissection
      • Foreign Countries Research Project
      • National Institute for Fitness and Sport
      • Countryside Meadows - Community Service Outreach
      • Comprehensive Cursive Instruction (Zaner-Bloser)

      ACHIEVEMENTS:

      • Mastery of multiplication facts
      • Cultivation of strong study skills
      • Ability to write legibly in cursive
      • Development of cohesive paragraph writing
      • Hands-on service projects to local community
    • Grade 4
      Fourth grade are beginning to become more independent learners, transitioning from elementary to intermediate school.

      CURRICULUM:

      ACTIVITIES:

      • Indiana Historical Society
      • State Capitol
      • Solo and Group musical performances
      • Hands-on/Interactive Math and Science Curriculum
      • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

      ACHIEVEMENTS:

      • Mastery of division facts
      • Cultivation of strong study and critical thinking skills
      • Mural in local community

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