Northshore Christian Academy

Educational Philosophy

Northshore Christian Academy (NCA) filters all learning through a Biblical world-view that recognizes Christ as Creator and Lord. We endeavor to train students spiritually, academically, and personally. Northshore integrates faith  and learning as we educate and equip the whole child to impact a changing world to the glory of God. The entire process of education is used by the Holy Spirit to bring students into fellowship with God, develop a Christ-like mind, and to train them in Godly living, so that they can fulfill God’s total purpose for their lives personally and vocationally.

Educational Outcomes

Our school’s purpose is to educate the whole child, not only serving their academic needs, but their spiritual and personal development as well. By the time our students leave NCA, they have experienced growth in these three key areas.

Spiritual

  • Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to Christ through a personal, life-long, and transforming relationship with Him
  • Develop a discipline of prayer and personal devotion, utilizing God’s Word and applying it to their daily life
  • Accept the Bible as the only inspired Word of God
  • Understand, memorize and apply Biblical principles
  • Participate in a church community, serving God and others

Academic

  • Become life-long, confident and enthusiastic investigative learner
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all grade level curricula areas
  • Find, examine, evaluate and use information as they become independent learners
  • Develop and demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Possess an appreciation for the fine arts
  • Cultivate curiosity about learning
  • Develop strong independent study habits
  • Understand and utilize science and technology

Personal (Physical, Emotional and Social)

  • Assume personal responsibility for attitude and actions
  • Develop skills for successful conflict resolution
  • Understand, value and practice the skills of effective citizenship while building life-long relationships
  • Show integrity and respect for others
  • Develop an understanding and acceptance of physical, social and cultural differences
  • Practice responsible stewardship of God’s Creation
  • Realize that the body is created in the image of God and is the temple of the Holy Spirit
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