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It is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist organization and is the oldest Christian school in Atlanta. The Seventh-day Adventist church operates the largest Protestant educational system in the United States
No, they are not required to be Seventh-day Adventists—in-class devotions are held each morning with a joint session on Wednesday with the academy for prayers and on Monday and Fridays alone for BCJA.
“We Prepare Leaders for Service”—we do that in several ways—through our plays, programs, Christmas specials, our House System, accelerated options, summer program with the high school and many other activities.
a. We go from K-6, and there is a pre-K school also. b. Grades are K-1, 2, 3 &4, 5, 6, 7, 8—the middle school has a departmentalized program where subject content experts teach—our ratio is 1 teacher for 13 students c. Leadership and acceleration—leadership is emphasized as well as some oratory in addition to the regular program
Yes, we do—all students are registered for ‘electives’ in Music—choir and instruments—instruments are done privately after school iii. Additions—we are adding robotics shortly
AS early as 6:45 am—school starts at 8:00 am and there is an aftercare (for a small fee) from 4:00 to 6:00 pm c. What’s more? i. We serve a free breakfast from 7:15 to 7:45 ii. Lunch is staggered by grade starting at 11:00 am iii. The after-care provides snacks
All teachers have Master’s degree and are certified through the Seventh-day Adventist national church system; our teachers are hold degrees in computer science, reading, support student services, law, along with the normal core classes There is also a Student Support Services team that helps learners who need more time to achieve a goal or must follow a different program