The primary purpose of the Adventist Encounter Curriculum is for all students at every grade level to have a personal, deep, abiding relationship with God, to understand the truths of the Bible, to respond to Christ’s invitation to live in a lifelong vibrant relationship with Him, and be passionate about the salvation of others. Encounter Bible Curriculum seeks to develop each students’ reason for faith, lifestyle choices, and ethical decision-making all while nurturing interpersonal relationships and service to others.
Pathways is a balanced literacy curriculum designed to provide students instruction in extended reading and writing, reading comprehension, reference skills, word study, and sentences skills, using whole class, small group, and individual instruction. Pathways incorporates research-based skills and integrates spiritual applications that help students make good choices in life, as well as motivation that helps students develop a lifelong passion for reading and writing.
The Big Ideas Math program balances conceptual understanding with procedural skill and fluency, as research shows that students learn best from equal exposure to discovery learning and guided instruction. Big Ideas Math empowers students to grow as independent learners and experience the delight of mathematics through the progression of conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, and real-life applications.
By Design science program is a creation-based program based on a 5-step instructional model: Engage, Discover, Explain, Extend, and Assess/Reflect. This science and health curriculum uses inquiry-based learning to stimulate a natural desire for knowledge and better understanding of God’s creation. Each grade level is organized by four units: Life Science, Human Body, Earth and Space Science, and Physical Science. Lessons provide many hands-on opportunities to explore and experiment with science.
McGraw-Hill Networks Social Studies curriculum is used for grade 1-4 to guide students through an understanding of their neighborhood, community, our country and its different regions. Students also learn how to be good citizens and celebrate the many cultures that make up our beautiful diverse country. Grades 5-8 use McGraw-Hills Networks Discovering our Past curriculum to study United States and World History.
Stepping Stones: A Journey to Excellence through Discovery is an integrated kindergarten curriculum utilizing literature-based themes. As children explore the themes and interact with their teachers and peers, it is the primary purpose of this curriculum to help make the invisible God visible to each child, guiding them into a loving relationship with Jesus so that through service they may each uniquely reflect His love to others.
College Drive Christian School is jointly accredited by the General Conference Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges, and Universities, Inc. (AAA) and the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA). The College Drive Christian School is a school that is comprised of Educators Delivering GREAT Education. The school provides an education that is: