Tenth Grade

We have openings for Tenth Grade Students.

Call us today for a school tour: (757) 502-5407

Admissions Contacts

Ruby DeCastro-Brown
(757) 502-4507


Multiple Student Tuition Discount: Families with two or more children will receive a tuition discount for each child as follows: Student in the highest grade level is considered as the first child.
• 2nd child – 5%
• 3rd child – 10%
• 4th child and up – 15%
**Fees are not included. Fees are additional. Only one discount per family will apply.

Military and First Responder Discount: Active duty military and first responder families will receive a 10% discount on the yearly tuition.
**Fees are not included. Fees are additional. Only one discount per family will apply.

Ivy League Christian Academy is a wonderful school. Their small class sizes allow for a very personal learning experience for the children. You should schedule a tour.

Dave Flanagan

President, Spin Modern

Grading Scale

A+ 99-100 G.P.A. 4.0
A 96-98 3.8
A- 94-95 3.6
B+ 91-93 3.3
B 88-90 3.1
B- 85-87 2.9
C+ 82-84 2.6
C 79-81 2.3
C- 77-78 2
D+ 74-76 1.3
D 70-73 1
F 0-69 0

Weighted GPA of 0.5 will be added for advanced courses, e.g., dual enrollment, AP, and Honors.

Regular Schedule

Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri


Chapel Schedule



About the Tenth Grade Program

Parents will need to complete all sections of the Admission Application and submit the application fee. Our Admissions Staff will call to schedule a school tour. We have very small class sizes so your child will have the attention he or she needs to excel.


Bible 10: 1 Credit
Highlighted are key messages of individual Old Testament books and timeless truths about the person and work of Christ to teach obedient Christian living. Students will learn important historical, geographical, and biographical information that brings the Bible to life. The Bible Reading Program is incorporated with a series of detailed study questions meant to teach proper interpretation as students read through all of Scripture. Bob Jones Press.

Honors Science 10 Anatomy & Physiology:
Students will cover in detail the anatomy and physiology of the 11 organ systems created perfectly by the hand of our omniscient Creator. The course prepares students for college level anatomy and physiology. Apologia Educational Ministries.

English 10 Composition and Grammar:
The eight parts of Speech are taught, verbal phrases, clauses (including noun clauses), usage, and mechanics. Review the five basic sentence patterns and introduce two new sentence patterns. Reference chapters include library skills and study skills. Students are led through the writing process and teach writing strategies such as sentence expansion and reduction, coordination and subordination, and correct use of parallelism. Writing projects include a persuasive speech, an editorial, a eyewitness report, a research essay, a cause-and-effect essay, a short story, poetry and metaphor, and a webpage design. Bob Jones Press.

Science 10 Biology: 1 Credit
Students will see God’s power and glory in creation as they learn about cellular biology, genetics, taxonomy, microbiology, botany, zoology, and human anatomy. When studying topics such as Creation and evolution, human cloning, abortion, and stem cell research, students are pointed to Scripture as the ultimate authority and are encouraged to develop a biblical perspective about these topics. Bob Jones Press.

History 10 Omnibus II:
Omnibus II provides an credit in medieval history combine with concepts of doctrine and theology, and appropriate literature samples. Veritas Press

Literature 10 Logic:
Students evaluate literature in light of Scripture and from a biblical worldview as they learn to critically think and analyze for effective writing and verbal persuasion. Veritas Press

English 10 Vocabulary Option:
Taught are Greek word parts and discuss the contribution of Greek to modern English. Emphasized is the importance of proper word selection for vivid writing. Bob Jones Press

Upper School Math Requirements

Algebra I Part II
Students complete Algebra I by studying polynomials, rational expressions, radicals, and solving rationals. A look at probability, statistics, and scriptural connections are integrated. Bob Saxon, Veritas Press

Algebra Functions and Data Analysis
Basic functions of algebra, graphing, and solving equations are explored coupled with statistics and analysis. Bob Jones Press, Veritas Press

Algebra II
Review basic algebraic functions and extend each student’s skills in graphing and in solving equations. Introduce exponential functions, logarithms, and trigonometry. Present more advanced topics such as complex numbers, rational expressions and equations, conic sections, probability, and statistics. A matrix algebra feature, Algebra Around the World, Algebra and Scripture, dominion modeling activities for graphing calculators, and biographical sketches of mathematicians are included throughout. Saxon, Veritas Press

Students are introduced to a balanced study of proofs, theorems, and real-life geometry. Included are area, volume, congruence, similarity, space, transformations, constructions, and trigonometry. The book contains analytic geometry features, Geometry Around Us, Geometry and Scripture, and biographical sketches of mathematicians. Saxon, Veritas Press.

Lessons emphasize functions, graphing, and trigonometry and introduce differential calculus. Math Around the World, biographical sketches of mathematicians, an approximation methods feature, Math and Scripture, and dominion modeling activities for graphing calculators are also included. Saxon, Veritas Press.

Students are motivated while fostering understanding and mastery. This brief text emphasizes integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts including functions, graphs, limits, differentiation, application of the derivative, exponential and logarithmic functions, integration and its applications, and functions of variables. Saxon, Veritas Press

Upper School Spanish

Spanish I 1 Credit
Students are taught how to ask and answer questions, give and follow directions, purchase items, make small talk, and present the gospel. Bob Jones Press.

Spanish II 1 Credit
Students will learn to communicate at an intermediate level in a store, a bank, an airport, a hotel, a doctor’s office, and an auto shop. They will get an overview of grammatical structure and learn Scripture passages. Bob Jones Press.

Spanish III 1 Credit
Spanish 3 further develops your students’ mastery of vocabulary, oral communication skills, and grammatical structure with a special focus on verb forms. The text features true stories and letters from missionaries in Spanish-speaking countries. Bob Jones Press.

Spanish IV 1 Credit
Students master vocabulary, oral communication skills, and grammatical structure. The text features true stories and letters from missionaries in Spanish-speaking countries. Bob Jones Press.

Upper School Physical Education Requirements

Physical Education

P.E. and Health are a combined course: 1 Credit
The course consists of strength and conditioning exercises along with physical agility, team work games, survey of multiple sports and rules of the game, and presidential physical fitness exams.

First Aid, CPR, AED training with certification plus infant CPR. This all‐inclusive course covers all topics necessary for certification. Staywell Company or Family Life Skills. Bob Jones Press
Health also includes anatomy and physiology as it relates to good health and sport activity including exercising, body mass index, food intake and processing, and training.

Fine Arts

Choir: 0.5 Credit
Students engage in music appreciation, offering a unique approach to exploring the sounds, the forms, and the history of music along with proper breathing techniques, sounds, and performance.

Upper School Electives

Students are introduced to public speaking from platform presence to persuasion by speaking on biblical topics and life experiences.

Advanced Philosophy of Religion: 1 Credit
Addressing both classical concepts and a host of contemporary issues, the readings cover all of the standard subjects including religious experience, divine attributes, theistic arguments, the problem of evil, and miracles—as well as more recent topics like reformed epistemology, process theism, the kalam cosmological argument, the religion ‐ science controversy, religious ethics, and the diversity of world religions. All of the concepts are filtered through a biblical worldview perspective as students learn how to biblically give an answer to the world’s views and to substantiate Christianity. Oxford University Press.

Aesthetics: 1 Credit
A course in art history to equip the students in a variety of art. Veritas Press

Keyboarding: 1 Credit
Students efficiently learn to type letters and numbers through proper utilization of the keyboard. Once mastered, students learn word applications such as proper formatting for various academic and business tasks. Glencoe.

Computer Technology: 1 Credit
Students navigate through all applications including Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, creating data bases, research techniques, and manipulating spreadsheets for a complete integration of computer applications for work, school, and play. The course is designed to equip students for their freshman year of college at a computer knowledge level that allows for free integration of techniques into course work

College Preparatory: 1 Credit
Students are introduced to the research methods for distinguishing the college or university that the Lord has planned, key components within a college interview, filling out applications, filling out FAFSA forms, applying for financial assistance, scholarships, grants, and much more!

Additional Requirements in Virginia

Economics and Personal Finance: 1 Credit
Students are prepared for making financial decisions with instruction about taxes, interest on loans and savings, personal banking, and costs of transportation, food, clothing, utilities, and insurance. Being a good steward of the Lord’s money is the primary emphasis. Included are instructions on how credit card charges are calculated, how Social Security benefits are determined, who pays what when you go to the hospital with insurance, and calculation of federal income tax. Economics of the world is also addressed in the context of this course. Bob Jones Press.

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Tuition & Fees:

Tuition: $6,970 per year
Book Fees: $385
All book fees are due by July 1st, 2021, or at enrollment. Students cannot start school before book fees are paid.
Resource and Technology Fee: $175 Due by 10/1/2021
Lab Fee: $100 per student due 10/15/21
Capital Development Fee: $200 per family ($100 due at registration; $100 due 1/6/22)
Application Fee: $50 Does not apply to re-enrollment (non-refundable)
Enrollment Fee: $200 Due with application (non-refundable)
Late Fee: $50 Will be assessed if there is an outstanding balance on the third of the month.
Returned Check Fee: $50 for each returned check

Supply List

1 Large supply box
1Pencil pouch
1 Pack of crayons or colored pencils (Crayola Twistables highly recommended-must fit in supply box)
1 12” ruler with both inches  and centimeters
1 Compass
1 Protractor                                 1 Pair of pointed scissors   
4 Glue sticks (no glue pens)    2 Boxes 24 count #2 pencils (1 each semester) 
1 Package of pencil top erasers
1 Package of black ink pens (no gel)                                      
2 Red pens (no gel) 
4 Highlighters
6 Two pocket folders (heavy duty plastic recommended)    6 Packages of wide ruled, 8”x10 ½, loose leaf filler paper each semester          
1 Package of graph paper    
2 Composition notebooks (wide ruled)                          
1 Three-holed 2″ loose leaf binder w/ dividers        
1 Package of 3”x 5” lined index cards                           
1 Webster’s Dictionary – Merriam Webster (red cover)   1 Webster’s Thesaurus (yellow cover)                       
1 Assignment pad (calendar style)
1 King James Bible
1USB 8GB flash drive
8 Boxes of tissues, standard size (4 each semester)               2 Bottles of hand sanitizer (1 each semester) 
4 Containers of Lysol wipes     
1 Gym uniform (purchase from Flynn O’Hara)
1 Pair of gym shoes (to be left at the school)

Click HERE to buy uniforms.