Expected Student Outcomes

Expected Student Outcomes

Intellectually – Increase in Wisdom

  • Are committed to life-long learning
  • Have achieved proficiency standards in core academic disciplines, i.e. Mathematics, Language Arts, History, Science, and Bible having utilized technological, critical thinking, and public speaking skills, as well as biblical truths across all disciplines
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of people, events, and movements in history (including church history) and the cultures and religions of other people and places
  • Know how to utilize resources including technology to find, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information.
  • Have the skills to question, solve problems, make wise decisions, and demonstrate higher order thinking skills
  • Value intellectual inquiry and are engaged in the marketplace of ideas (open honest exchange of ideas)
  • Appreciate literature and the arts and understanding of how they express and shape their beliefs and values

Physically – Increase in Stature

  • Are prepared to practice the principles of healthy, moral family living
  • Understand that work has dignity as an expression of the nature of God
  • Treat their bodies as the temple of the Holy Spirit

Spiritually – Increase in Favor with God

  • Understand and commit to a personal and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ, including daily times of prayer and devotional reading
  • Understand the worth of every human being as created in the image of God
  • Can articulate and defend their Christian worldview thinking while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews
  • Personally respond to carrying out the Great Commission locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Know, understand, and apply God’s Word in daily life
  • Possess apologetic skills to defend their faith
  • Are empowered by the Holy Spirit and pursue a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness, and love

Socially – Increase in Favor with Man

  • Are actively involved in a church community, serving God and others
  • Have a critical appreciation of languages and cultures of other people, promoting inter-ethnic harmony, and encouraging biblical hospitality for the “alien”, “stranger”
  • Understand, value, and engage in appropriate social (community) and civic (political) activities
  • Embrace and practice justice, mercy, and peacemaking in the family and society
  • Respect and relate appropriately with integrity and confidence to the people with whom they work, play, and live
  • Have an appreciation for the natural environment and practice responsible stewardship of God’s creation, as a result of careful decision-making
  • Are good stewards of their finances, time (including discretionary time) and all other resources