Curriculum
 
West Highland Christian Academy follows the Michigan Common Core Standards. Textbooks are selected to support our Biblical worldview, (A Beka, ACSI Purposeful Design, Bob Jones University, Progeny Press Literature Studies).
 
KINDERGARTEN CURRICULUM

Bible 

Science

Phonics

Art

Reading

Music

Writing

Gym

Arithmetic

Computers 

Penmanship

Spanish

FIRST THROUGH SIXTH GRADE CURRICULUM

READING

LANGUAGE

Phonics (1st, 2nd and 3rd grades)

Grammar

Oral & Silent Reading

Spelling

Comprehension

Written Communication

Literature Studies (5th and 6th grades)

Oral Communication

Other Classes

Bible

Science

Penmanship (1st thru 5th grades)

History

Spanish

Mathematics

Art and Music

Computers 

 

Gym

SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE COURSE OFFERINGS*

LANGUAGE

HISTORY

Grammar and Composition 

World Studies/Current Events

Vocabulary and Spelling

American History

Literature

Michigan History

Research and Writing

 

Creative Writing

 

MATH

SCIENCE

Basic Math

General

Pre-Algebra

Physical

Algebra

Computers 

Other Classes

Bible (taken each year)

Vocal or Instrumental Music

Gym

Spanish 

Art (includes appreciation)

Study Skills

Music (theory and appreciation)

 

* Some courses are offered on a rotating basis and are not available each school year.

REPRESENTATIVE COURSE OFFERINGS FOR GRADES 9-12*

ENGLISH

COMPUTERS

World Literature

Basic and Advanced Applications

American Literature

 

British Literature

 

Grammar, Spelling and Vocabulary

BIBLE (Taken each year)

Research and Composition

Old Testament Survey

Speech

New Testament Survey

HISTORY

FINE ARTS

Geography

Music Appreciation

World History and Culture

Art Appreciation

American Government

Art (Basic, Advanced)

Economics

Vocal and Instrumental Music 

United States History

Praise Band 

 

Drama

MATHEMATICS

OTHER ELECTIVES

Pre-Algebra

Spanish I and II

Algebra I and II

Communications

Geometry

Publications (Yearbook/Journalism)

Advanced Math (Trig. and Pre-Calculus)

Photography or Media

Consumer, Applied or Basic Math

Current Events

Business Math (including Accounting)

 

AP Calculus

 

SCIENCE

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

General Science

½ Credit given per year for PE class

Basic Physical Science

 

Biology

 

Chemistry

 

Physics

 

Health

 

* Some courses are offered on a rotating basis and are not available each school year.