The Upper School program continues the education of students in the basic academic subjects. Utilizing varied teaching strategies, the curriculum provided is challenging, integrative, and exploratory. Students discover and understand their interests, strengths, and weaknesses thereby, developing their personalities and Christian character. Joshua Christian Academy strives for academic excellence and takes great pride in the motto: “Home of the Achievers”.
The faculty and staff of Joshua Christian Academy take pride in providing students with an environment that cultivates strong moral standards and promotes rigorous academic training. JCA offers students a variety of courses covering basic core subjects, electives and a wide range of intramurals. Each student matriculating through the middle grades is required to complete the required number of credits for the following courses: English/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, World Language, as well as required elective credits. The specific core content offerings by grade level are as follows:
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The Middle School Bible Curriculum is published by Christian Schools International and is entitled Walking with God and His People. Students study the Old Testament in the seventh and the New Testament in the eighth grades. This curriculum focuses on God’s story and its revelation to his people. We teach students in a variety of engaging ways about themes and biblical characters within the historical context of the Bible. The curriculum also fosters faith development and personal response in learners.