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Students’ earliest school years set the stage for their entire education experience. The Lower School enrolls students from four-year-old pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. These are the most formative years in a child’s life.  Our trained teachers are dedicated to loving kids, speaking life, and developing lifelong learners who enjoy school and are confident achievers. Our curriculum is academically challenging and leads children to an understanding of a Biblical  worldview.  In addition to performance-proven programs in reading, writing, math, science, and social sciences, FCA’s lower school education also includes:

•    Classes in physical education, art, music library and technology
•    Field trips, and interactive special events
•    Resource Room for students who need additional support

Jesus insisted that children be given unlimited access to Him. Because He is passionate about His connection with kids, we are too! Every day FCA students learn about and grow their relationship with Jesus Christ through:

•    Bible-integrated curriculum, including scripture memory and daily prayer
•    Weekly chapel with worship and teaching for students’ age level
•    Opportunities to help people in need

Life is bigger than a classroom, and there’s much to experience beyond the Pre K-Grade 6 curriculum. From the parking lot to the playground, from small class sizes to before-and-after-school care, Faith Christian Academy is committed to providing a safe and nurturing place for the unique needs of children. Our desire is for every child to know he or she is valuable, is loved, and can be successful!
 

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Graduation Requirements
Students must meet all NYS graduation requirements including successful completion of 22 overall credits: four units of English and Social Studies, three units of Mathematics and Sciences, one unit of Art of Music.  They must also complete four years of Biblical studies and community service.  Students must pass required Regents or Competency tests in English, US History, Global Studies, Science and Mathematics.

Special Curriculum Features
Dual Enrollment courses enable juniors and/or seniors an opportunity to enroll in freshman courses and earn college credits through local institutions of higher education.  Students enrolled in the High School College Program through Marist College may choose from the following courses: Advanced Placement, College Writing 101, College Writing 102, Principles of Economics and Statistics.



“Teach me Your way, O Lord, lead me in a smooth path...” Psalm 27:11

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