Educational Objectives

SPIRITUAL AND MORAL GROWTH OF THE STUDENT

1. to teach the Bible as God’s inspired Word and to develop attitudes of love and respect toward it.
2. to teach the basic doctrines of the Bible.
3. to lead the pupil to a decision of confessing Christ as Savior and Lord.
4. to develop a desire to know and obey the will of God as revealed in the Scriptures.
5. to equip the student to carry out the will of God daily.
6. to impart an understanding of each Christian’s place in the church and its worldwide task of witness and evangelism and to stimulate to students’ involvement in this task.
7. to develop the mind of Christ toward Godliness and sin and to teach the students how to overcome sin.
8. to encourage the development of self-discipline and responsibility in the student based on respect for and submission to God and all other authority.
9. to help the student develop for himself a Christian world view by integrating life and studies with the Bible.

PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE STUDENT

1. to help the student develop his personality based both on a proper understanding and acceptance of himself as a unique individual created in the image of God and on the fullest possible development of his own capabilities.
2. to teach the student to treat everyone with love and respect since, they too, are made in God’s image.
3. to make the student a contributing member of his society who realizes his dependence on others and their dependence on him and the need to serve them.
4. to promote an understanding of time as a God-given commodity, with individual responsibility for effective use of that time.
5. to show a realistic and Biblical view of life and work, and provide skills for personal relationships and future endeavors.
6. to develop both good and proper attitudes toward marriage and the family and also the understanding and skills needed to establish God-honoring homes.
7. to promote physical fitness, good health habits, and wise use of the body as the temple of God.
8. to impart the Biblical attitudes toward the material things and to encourage individual responsibility of using them for God’s glory.

ACADEMIC DEVELEOPMENT OF THE STUDENT

1. to promote high academic standards within the potential of the individual as uniquely created by God and to help the student realize his full academic potential.
2. to help each student gain a thorough comprehension and command of the fundamental processes used in communicating and dealing with others, such as reading, writing, speaking, listening and mathematics.
3. to teach and encourage the use of good study habits.
4. to teach and student to pursue independent study in areas of personal interest and talents.
5. to teach the student how to do independent research and to reason logically.
6. to develop creative and critical thinking and the proper use of Biblical criteria for evaluation.
7. to promote good citizenship through developing the understanding and appreciation of our Christian and American heritages of responsible freedom, human dignity and acceptance of authority.
8. to discuss current affairs in all fields and relate them to God’s plan for man.
9. to produce an understanding and appreciation for God’s world, and an awareness of mans’ role in his environment and his God-given responsibilities to use and preserve it properly.
10. to engender an appreciation of the fine arts through the development of the students’ understanding and personal expression.

WORKING WITH THE STUDENT’S HOME AND FAMILY

1. to cooperate closely with the parents in every phase of the student’s development, especially as it relates to the school program.
2. to help the parents to understand the school’s purpose and program.
3. to aid families in Christian growth and to help them develop Christ-centered homes.
4. to assist parents in keep up with the changing culture and its effects on the home and the implications for the children.
5. to encourage regular attendance and involvement in their local church.

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