Three-Year Academic Plan
Three Year Academic Plan
1. Offer two-track elementary Saxon Math classes beginning in grade 3.
2. Hire an additional part-time teacher to reduce student teacher ratio in elementary classes.
3. Increase Saxon Math class time from 60 minutes to 90 minutes to reduce time spent on math homework in grades 1-6.
4. Offer thirty minutes of Math Lab to grades 7-8.
5. Implement administrative supervision tool to gauge middle school assigned homework.
6. Offer senior school regular, honors, AP, and concurrent classes.
7. Host morning breakfasts to introduce students/parents in grades 8th – 11th to Naviance – our newest college and career planning tool.
*Naviance is a tool that helps identify students’ unique strengths, connects the students’ interests to careers, guides them in goal setting, and aids their ability to develop self-knowledge and personal motivation to make informed college and career choices.
1. Adopt new activity-filled, biblically based science curriculum grades 1-5.
2. Provide an additional staff member to assist elementary teachers in developing educational strategies for students’ success.
3. Hire secondary school counselor (middle school focus) to assist current Secondary Dean.
4. Align secondary Saxon Math expectations grades 6 through Algebra 2 to ensure equity and thoroughness of content/teaching methods, and continue offering Math Lab.
5. Continue administrative supervision to gauge middle school assigned homework.
6. Add student notation (to top of assignments) of time allotted in class for assignment as well as time spent at home on assignment.
7. Prepare for middle school core content classes to offer honor option to be implemented next year.
8. Host Naviance introduction breakfasts for 6th and 7th grade students and parents.
9. Continue to offer regular, honors, AP, and concurrent senior school classes.
1. Offer honors option for middle school core content classes.
2. Individual meeting (when needed or requested) with guidance counselor, parent & student to determine student course/academic plan.
3. Adopt new science curriculum grades 6-8.
4. Continue administrative supervision to gauge middle school assigned homework.
5. Continue student notation (to top of all assignments) of time allotted in class for assignment as well as time spent at home on assignment.
6. Continue to offer regular, honors, AP, and concurrent senior school classes.
7. Offer more dual or concurrent credit options from colleges/universities with a biblical worldview (John Brown University and others).