The Abundant Life Christian Academy is a Christ-centered school that creates a learning culture that reflects and reinforces Christian values and enables each student to become an independent and effective learner uniquely prepared for further academics and daily living.
We believe in the existence of the Creator God and regard his will and authority as the foundation of all true education. We believe the restoration of the image of God in the student is the supreme objective of Christian education and sets the educational agenda and curriculum. We believe that excellence in education embraces strong academics, recognizes the dignity of every person, and provides a learning environment where Christian principles are both taught and modeled. In addition, we recognize that Christian education is a cooperative effort that must include the home, the church and the school.
We believe that all students deserve to be challenged to achieve their full potential by educating the whole person, intellectually, spiritually, physically, and socially, to academic excellence, to generous service as a way of life, to be sensitive to the needs of others, and to become active and committed members of the church and productive members of society.
“True education means more than the pursuit of a certain course of study. It means more than a preparation for the life that now is….It is the harmonious development of the physical, the mental, and the spiritual powers. It prepares the student for the joy of service in this world and for the higher joy of wider service in the world to come." ~ Education, p. 13
Foster an understanding of the sovereignty of God which provides a framework for the application of knowledge and the integration of faith, learning, and redemption thus developing the spiritual, social mental and physical aspects of Christian life
Lead students into a personal knowledge and saving relationship with Jesus Christ in a manner that is conducive to the development of a commitment to the church and a life of service.
Encourage students to progress in developing their Christian characters and commit to living lives that reflect the virtues taught and modeled by Christ including justice, wisdom, courage, service, reconciliation, grace, and humility.
Uphold the dignity of every person creating a safe learning community where no one will be subject to ridicule or put-downs.
Give careful consideration to stages of development and styles of learning which vary with the abilities of each child, ensure quality instruction, and provide opportunities to develop to their full educational potential.
Provide a challenging learning environment that equips students with the skills to find, critically evaluate, organize, and apply information.
Provide a learning environment that fosters the value and rewards of personal discipline, hard work, personal responsibility and persistent effort
Provide opportunities to develop life skills
Secure committed and effective teachers/staff that are given appropriate tools and the necessary professional development opportunities to ensure educational excellence.
Conduct the education process in a manner that fosters a love of learning and inspires a desire to make learning a lifelong activity. This includes regular communication between the school, the home and the church recognizing that effective communication is a critical component of the educational process.