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WORD OF LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GRADES K-6

Our elementary school day begins at 8:30am

The faculty and board members at Word of Life Christian Academy realize the importance of a strong Christian based curriculum. That is why we go out of our way researching many options. We feel we have compiled a comprehensive curriculum that not only meets all NYS learning standards; but also can meet the needs of each individual’s learning style. Lesson designs focus on success for all students.

Word of Life offers children Christian role models at school who are able to daily demonstrate and reinforce Christ-like behavior, attitudes, and relationships. Our staff view Christian education as a ministry. The Bible teaches us to “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6. We take that command seriously and enjoy the chance to share God’s unconditional love. We are able to incorporate biblical teaching in areas such as character education, classroom relationships, and discipline.

Because our class sizes are smaller, children receive individualized attention. Teachers are able to give special attention where needed or to give an advanced learner some added challenges. Teachers are able to develop a close working relationship with students and their families in order to promote academic excellence.

Art
Art class allows children to express themselves through different types of media each week. Students are taught art concepts appropriate for their age level. Each year they learn basic art concepts, art history, and more.

Chapel
Children and staff participate in Chapel every day. We begin the morning with prayer, worship through song and more.

Computer
Student receive instruction with our mobile computer lab on a weekly basis.

Library
Children have full use of our school library. Children are able to sign out books from our library of over 3,000 items. Magazines, books on tape, and videos are also available for the students use. .

Music
∙ K-6 Performance Choir- Performances held throughout the year.
∙ Music Theory – Appreciation for different styles and instruments. Students learn how to read music. Foundation for Violin Program.
∙ 3rd-6th Grade Violin Program – Weekly lessons. Spring Concert. Only $25 per month (10 month period)

Physical Education
We realize the importance of physical education and activity for our students. Studies have shown the correlation between physical activity and academic success.  Our PE instruction is led by dedicated and trained staff.

Spanish
Weekly Spanish lessons combine listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Instruction includes: countries, Bible verses, vocabulary, and songs. Spanish songs keep students practicing grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation long after they’ve completed the program.

Drama Club
Students have the opportunity to participate in drama productions once a year.