Academics

5-YEAR OLD KINDERGARTEN

Students in kindergarten receive instruction in the following:

  • Bible
  • Phonics
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Numbers
  • Writing
  • Language
  • Health

Students also learn good work habits and social skills. They are taught to appreciate art, music, poetry, and drama. Students in 5-year old kindergarten regularly participate in physical education (P.E.) activities, library, and chapel.

ELEMENTARY

Students in grade levels 1-6 receive instruction and numeric grades in the following academic and non-academic courses:

  • Bible
  • Phonics and Reading
  • Spelling and Vocabulary
  • Language Arts
  • History and Geography
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Health, Safety, and Manners
  • Physical Education
  • Music
  • Spanish
  • Library
  • Cursive Penmanship

Student grades will be formulated on the basis of skills practice assignments, quizzes, tests, and special tasks or projects.

MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL

Students in grades 7-12 receive instruction and numeric grades in a variety of the following academic courses (based on grade level and credits needed):

  • Bible
  • History and Geography
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • The Sciences
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Physical Education
  • Varied electives

GRADUATING STUDENTS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING CREDITS, FOR A TOTAL OF 24.00 CREDITS:

  • English 4.00
  • Mathematics 4.00
  • Science 3.00
  • History 3.00
  • Physical Education 1.00
  • Foreign Language 2.00
  • Bible Electives 4.00
  • Open Electives 3.00

The Secondary Program has been developed to promote higher learning and critical thinking skills in correlation with the Florida State Department of Education standards. Student grades will be formulated on the basis of their skills practice, quizzes, tests, and special assignments or projects. Seniors who successfully complete their tenure at Okeechobee Christian Academy will receive a high school diploma and transcripts reflecting their work and achievement.

GRADING SCALE

  • 4.0 GPA = A 90-100
  • 3.0 GPA = B 80-89
  • 2.0 GPA = C 70-79
  • 1.0 GPA = D 60-69
  • 0.0 GPA = F 59 or below

SECONDARY COURSES OFFERED^

  • English I
  • English I Honors
  • American Literature*
  • American Literature Honors*
  • World Literature*
  • World Literature Honors*
  • British Literature*
  • British Literature Honors*
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Business Math
  • Consumer Math
  • World Geography
  • American History
  • American History Honors
  • World History
  • World History Honors
  • Economics
  • Economics Honors
  • American Government
  • American Government Honors
  • Biology
  • Biology Honors
  • Physical Science
  • Physical Science Honors
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Honors
  • Earth & Space Science
  • Earth & Space Science Honors
  • Spanish I and II

^Course list may vary slightly by academic year

*Courses have a mutual writing and literature focus

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