Students in the upper grade levels of Palisades Christian Academy expand their learned knowledge base through the application of a more challenging and rigorous curriculum. Opportunities to demonstrate intellectual competencies increase, students are encouraged to exercise more self-discipline and independent capabilities, there is more focus and emphasis on social and moral attitudes and students are prompted to develop their leadership abilities; but most importantly, students are inspired to strengthen their relationships with God.
Palisades Christian Academy’s grades seven through ten are departmentalized so that the student may develop more of the study techniques which will be used in higher education. This method enables the student to establish goals, assume responsibility, and understand concepts more thoroughly. It involves purposeful homework, more mature attitudes, and a greater sense of achievement.
The following is the typical program of a student in grades seven through ten:
Math or Algebra I
Geometry or Algebra II
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*Courses may be taught on an alternate year basis.
**One music is required each year. All 7th to 10th grade students must take either band or choir.
Every effort is made by faculty and board to harmonize the school curriculum for continuing education at high school and beyond to a higher education. If the program for grades seven through ten is successfully completed, the student will have no difficulty in attaining junior standing in a four-year high school.