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Kindergarten Program


Our kindergarten classes provide a warm and nurturing environment for students to learn. A wide variety of activities expose the children to a broad range of educational experiences. The kindergarten uses a biblically based curriculum that includes a language arts program with a phonics approach. Kindergartners also attend weekly special area classes in physical education, music and art to complement their educational experience. Students may enroll in half-day or full-day programs.

Elementary Program


LCA employs a select combination of quality resources produced by the Association of Christian School International, Christian Schools International, Cursive First, Institute for Excellence in Writing, Shurley Grammar, Spell to Write and Read, Veritas Press, and Houghton-Mifflin. These curriculum publications are supplemented with quality novels, Accelerated Reader, projects and teacher-created units. The nurturing classroom atmosphere sets the stage for attaining academic excellence while providing opportunity for growth and maturation as young students. Areas of class instruction include:

Bible
Math
Language Arts
Reading
Phonics
Spelling
Penmanship
Creative Writing
Social Studies
Science
Computer
Music
Art
Physical Education

Middle School Program


This is a critical time in the life of the middle school student. The middle school program is designed to meet the unique needs expressed by this age group, and to prepare the student for the rigors presented throughout the high school experience. A combination of quality resources are used to present a biblical worldview throughout the subject matter. Publishers include the Association of Christian Schools International, Chicago Press, Christian Schools International, Critical Thinking Company, Institute for Excellence in Writing, Houghton Mifflin, Peacemaker Ministries, and Bob Jones University Press. Units are presented according to recognized state and national standards. Areas of class instruction include:
Bible
Math
Language Arts
Composition/Writing Skills
Social Studies
Music
Art
Physical Education
Science
Technology
Choir
Band
Health
Orchestra

Senior High Program


Students enrolled in grades 9-12 have a wide variety of classes with differing degrees of rigor from which to choose. LCA uses a combination of quality resources produced by Baker Books, Chicago Press, Christian Schools International, Institute for Excellence in Writing, Summit Ministries, Holt McDougal and Bob Jones University Press. Areas of instruction are supplemented with quality novels, projects and teacher-created units. A number of school approved Dual Credit, and On-line courses are available as well. Students may be involved with the arts, athletics, Student Council, Spanish Club, and National Honor Society. The yearly retreat fosters team spirit, builds friendships, and provides a biblical theme for the year. Areas of class instruction for credit include:

Bible: Old and New Testament Studies, Bible memory, Christian Worldview courses
Math: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus
Science: Earth and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy and Physiology
Social Studies: World History, Modern History, Geography, U.S. History, American Government and Economics
English: English I, English II, English III, English IV
Language: Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, Spanish IV
Technology: Computer Applications, Visual Basic
Fine Arts: Art, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Drama
Health and Physical Education
Electives: Offerings are based upon class enrollment and may include Speech, Creative Writing, Yearbook, , SAT Prep

*Classes offered based on need and enrollment.

Updated 2/3/2014

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Lighthouse Christian Academy
1201 W That Road
Bloomington, IN 47403