What We Do

What makes Elim different?

What We Do

  • 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.
  • Minimal homework!

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

    Love your neighbor as yourself.
    Mark 12:31

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