learning objectives

Spiritual Objectives
  • To teach that the Bible is the only written Word of God.  (2 Timothy 3:16)

  • To teach that God is the Sovereign Creator and Sustainer of all that is.  (Colossians 1:15-17)

  • To teach that man is born a sinner, and in this natural condition is unable to please God.  (Romans 3:10, 23)

  • To teach that Jesus Christ is the Son of God who came to this earth to die for sinners.  (John 3:16)

  • To lead each pupil into a personal relationship with Christ as his Savior (John 3:36)

  • To stress responsibility of Christians for world missions. (Matthew 28:19, 20; Acts 1:8)

  • To teach the importance of fellowship with God through daily Bible study, prayer, worship, and service.  (2 Timothy 2:25; Eph. 6:18; Hebrews 10:25; Col. 3:17)

  • To teach that Biblical truth is the foundation for the proper understanding of all academic subjects.  (2 Timothy 3:16,17)

Intellectual Objectives
  • To maintain excellence as the academic standard.  (Col. 3:23)

  • To teach the student to work independently and cooperatively.

  • To develop effective communication skills.

  • To develop creative skills.

  • To develop an appreciation of the fine arts.

  • To teach the basic concepts of scientific investigation and to show that all scientific fact is in agreement with God’s Word.

  • To teach and develop appreciation of our American heritage. (Romans 13:1-7)

  • To present current affairs in all areas and to relate them to God’s plan for man.

  • To teach all subjects in their correct perspective in relation to God’s Word.

Social Objectives
  • To develop a balanced personality based on the full utilization of the individual’s God-given capacities and talents.  (Romans 12:4-6)

  • To stress that the body is the temple of God and it is to be maintained as such.  (1Cor. 6:19-20)

  • To teach social progress and encourage the social graces expected of a Christian. (1Cor. 10:31)

  • To prepare the student to properly relate to non-Christians and Christians who differ in doctrine or practice.  (Rom. 12:14-21)

  • To develop logical thinking and strong convictions.  (Romans 12:1-2)

Physical Objectives
  • To emphasize that the body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit.  (1Cor. 3:17)

  • To stress purity.  (1Cor. 6:13, 18, 20)

  • To teach cooperation and good conduct through sports.  (Eph. 4:29,32)

  • To teach that this area is not the most important area in life.  (1Timothy 4:8)



*Grading scale, honor roll, and academic eligibility requirements can be found in the GCS handbook

  • Bob Jones (Core Curriculum)

  • ACSI

  • Abeka

  • Other

    • Elementary reading program uses phonics with comprehension

    • Electives use varied curriculum

    • Supplementary materials are varied