Pre/Elementary

Student Learning Objectives

We seek to train and encourage students . . .

Spiritually:

  • To trust Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior (2 Corinthians 5:18–20)
  • To continually grow in Christlikeness through the power of the Holy Spirit (2 Peter 3:18; Ephesians 4:15–16)
  • To view all of life through the lens of a distinctively Christian worldview (2 Corinthians 10:5)

Academically:

  • To value academic challenges (Proverbs 1:7b; 2:3–5)
  • To become competent in extracting information for a variety of purposes (Proverbs 24:3–6)
  • To use information and critical thinking to solve problems (Ecclesiastes 9:13–16)
  • To communicate information, the results of critical analysis, and the solutions to problems using a variety of media (1 Corinthians 14:7–12)
  • To acquire a deeper understanding of the works of God (Psalm 111:2)

Physically:

  • To respect their bodies as temples of God and develop their talents as gifts of God (1 Corinthians 6:19–20)
  • To model and promote basic physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle (Proverbs 20:29)

Socially:

  • To develop a biblical attitude toward and an appreciation of culture and heritage (Acts 17:22–34)
  • To demonstrate biblical love for others through attitudes of respect and actions of service (Romans 13:10; Galatians 5:13–14)
  • To accept responsibility for their actions, words, and continued learning (Matthew 12:36–37; Romans 14:12)
  • To learn to be team players and good sports, gracious in both victory and defeat (Philippians 2:3–5; Colossians 3:23–24)
  • To participate in the divine mandate to exercise stewardship over creation (Genesis 1:28)

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