Providing strong academics is obviously important for any school. ACA provides academic excellence through our trained and dedicated staff, who truly have a vested interest in every students' personal, academic and spiritual growth.
We do not use a single, standardized curriculum, because we do not take the “one size fits all” approach to education.
We continually strive to utilize materials that emphasize not just knowledge, but also the application of concepts learned.
General Math, Pre Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Pre Calc / Trigonometry, Calculus & Physics.
Students are assessed and placed according to academic ability.
M.S. - Earth & Life Science
H.S. - Physical Science, Biology & Chemistry. Several advanced courses are available such as Marine Biology, Astronomy & Physics.
M.S. - World History & American History
H.S. - Government, U.S. History, European History, Contemporary History
Comprehensive study of grammar, vocabulary and appropriate literary works; including short stories, Shakespeare, novels, British and American Literature.
Photography and Yearbook courses are available to Middle and High School Students.
In conjunction with their regular Bible class, students participate in weekly chapel services which include worship and a time of teaching from a speaker.
Dual enrollment with WCCC for an early start on college credits is available to eligible students.
A: ACA believes in the need for standards in education, however we did not adopt the Common Core Standards for our benchmark.
At ACA, we hold our standards much higher than where the CCS are set.
A: ACA does not participate in the
PSSA (Keystone) state exams.
We are currently using diagnostic testing and online learning paths through Edmentum in place of standardized testing. We are hopeful that our school-wide diagnostic testing will give our students more opportunities to further their learning process and help them reach their educational needs and goals! Contact us for more info.!