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Intermediate Elementary

General 4th – 6th grade curriculum

To prepare our students to serve Christ in this competitive, global world of the 21st century, we are passionately committed to academic excellence. Our curriculum is comprehensive, college preparatory, and taught within a Christian framework. Beginning in kindergarten, our curriculum is designed to lay a solid academic, intellectual, and spiritual foundation for our students. SCS students are challenged to excel as they are being prepared for a lifetime of faith and service. The results are young men and women who know how to think deeply and broadly while transferring application and evaluation of knowledge to all subject areas.

Math Science Language Arts Reading Bible Technology Social Studies / History

Math Curriculum

Texas Standards (TEKS) – aligned instruction using hands-on manipulatives, a variety of strategies for differentiated learning, and real-world applications. An experienced instructional coach leads the math program with an emphasis on rigor and understanding.

Science

Supplemental programs, hands-on experiences, and meaningful lessons to enhance TEKS-aligned instruction. Our science department is led by an experienced instructional coach with an emphasis on connecting science with a Biblical Worldview while enhancing discovery learning.

Language Arts

Writer’s Workshop, Phonics, Spelling and Grammar with cross-curricular experiences.

Reading

Foundations and Frameworks, Guided Reading, Daily 5 lessons

Bible Curriculum

A Positive Action for Christ. “A God-Focus is seeking God’s glory and grace through all things.” Bible is not only taught as a core subject, but is integrated into all aspects of the students’ school day.

Technology

Beyond Technology curriculum. Students participate in ongoing projects that are experienced in the computer lab as well as the classroom.

Social Studies/History

BJU Press, Social Studies Weekly, Texas History TEKS-aligned lessons.

Establishing strong learning routines

At SCS, we recognize that children are created by God as uniquely, gifted individuals. We seek to provide a meaningful, purposeful education based on God’s word. We strive to have a divinely empowered school climate where students are spiritually equipped to serve Christ for today and for the future. SCS provides a child-centered, nurturing and safe- environment that meets the individual needs of each child as they learn and grow.

We offer students learning experiences in a nurturing classroom environment. Each morning begins with pledges and a prayer followed by the daily routine of course work. All subjects and activities are biblically integrated, leading students to view the world through the lens of Christ. Our classrooms are active, engaging, thought provoking, and challenging. Small group instruction, whole brain learning, and differentiated learning contribute to a successful classroom environment.

Intermediate elementary program highlights include:

  • Technology integrated classrooms
  • Weekly chapel service focused on meaningful worship
  • Service projects every semester
  • Bible as a core subject
  • Biblically integrated curriculum
  • Curriculum aligned field trips and activities
  • Strong reading curriculum through Foundations and Frameworks
  • Connection to older students who serve as positive role models
  • STEM program
  • 4th- 6th band program
  • 5th grade State project
  • Volcano projects in 6th Grade
  • 6th Grade participation in competitive sports
  • After School Care available

Awarded model school for the structure of intellect

Southcrest students participate in activities to “build the cognitive and perceptual strengths that empower students to transition from the concrete stage to the symbolic comprehension required in elementary school. SOI material optimally prepares each student for the transition to the more advanced curriculum of the middle grades.


“In my opinion, Southcrest Christian School is educating children the way that the Department of Education intended children to be taught.” – Dr. Robert Meeker of SOI Systems

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