In collaboration with parents, develop annual personalized goals for each student (based on our Expected Student Outcomes) considering the whole child: spiritual, academic, social, emotional and physical.
Have student/teacher ratio of no more than 7:1.
Offer hands-on, curriculum-directed, project-based learning that leads to concrete life applications.
Encourage creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication.
Use a variety of learning environments – small group, one-on-one, and online – based on the needs of each student.
Facilitate arrangement of additional services and therapies on campus as needed.
Measure success based on mastery of concepts rather than with letter or percentage grades.
Facilitate job training and internships for older students.
Enjoy morning worship time each day.
Take on service and missions projects as a whole school.
Take frequent student-directed breaks.
Enjoy frequent field trips tied to curriculum and service objectives.
Expected Student Outcomes
Upon graduation from Elim Christian School, each student will, with God’s help and their unique giftedness…
Spiritual: Love and Obey God
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. Mark 12:30
Emotional: Be confident in who God made you to be
You are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good work. Ephesians 2:10
Academic: Work hard
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters. Colossians 3:23
Physical: Take good care of your body
I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14
Social: Love and Serve Others
What does God require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Genesis 2:15