Eighth Grade

We have openings for Eighth Grade Students. Call us today for a school tour: (757) 502-5407

Admissions Contacts

Ruby DeCastro-Brown
(757) 502-4507

Discounts

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 5% discount on the yearly tuition.
**Fees are not included. Fees are additional. Only one discount per family will apply.

About the Eighth 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.

Curriculum

Bible: Bob Jones Press | Provide a foundation for learning what the Bible teaches about the consequences of attitudes and actions. Personal application is emphasized to help your students understand the rewards and challenges of the Christian life.

Literature:  | Students are introduced to a biblical perspective theme books. Student are taught to interpret, analyze, and evaluate authors, works, themes, and terms in light of Scripture.

Math:
Bob Jones Press | Presents algebra topics in a logical order with detailed examples promoting student comprehension. Numeric and algebraic expressions are simplified before solving linear equations. Inequalities are also explored.

History-American Republic: Bob Jones Press | This work provides your student with a survey of the history and heritage of the United States from a Christian worldview.

Physical Science: Bob Jones Press | Recommended to follow the general science course, this course discusses the atmosphere, hydrosphere, weather, structure of the earth, environmentalism, physics of motion, Newton`s Laws, gravity and astrophysics. Myths generated by the hysterical environmentalist movement are addressed. Many hands-on experiments – all use common household chemicals and supplies.

English-Writing/Grammar: Bob Jones Press | Review the eight parts of speech, five basic sentence patterns, usage, and mechanics. Introduce adjective clauses, participles, gerunds, and infinitives. Dictionary skills, library skills, study skills, and the writing process are also part of the year’s work. Writing projects include a news report, a character profile, a short fable, an informal debate script, a photo essay, and an in-class essay. Literature from the classics.

Supply List

1 Pencil pouch
1 Box of 24 count crayons (no glitter)
1 Pack of colored pencils (Crayola Twistables highly recommended)
1 12” ruler with both inches and centimeters
1 Compass and 1 Protractor (6th grade and up)
1 NIV or King James Bible
1 USB 8GB flash drive
1 Pair of pointed scissors
4 Glue sticks (no glue pens) and 1 bottle of clear Elmer’s glue
2 Boxes of 24 count #2 pencils
1 Package of pencil top erasers
1 Package of black ink pens (no gel)
4 Highlighters
4 Red pens (no gel)
6 Two pocket folders (heavy duty plastic recommended)
2 Packages (150 sheets or more) wide ruled, loose leaf filler paper 5th & 6th grade
2 Packages (150 sheets or more) college ruled, loose leaf filler paper 7th & up
1 Package of graph paper
4 Composition notebooks (wide ruled)
1 Three-holed 1½ ” loose leaf binder
1 Package of 3”x 5” lined index cards
1 Student Planner
4 Boxes of tissues, standard size
1 Large bottle of hand sanitizer
8 Containers of Lysol Wipes
1 Gym uniform (purchase from Flynn O’Hara)
1 pair of gym shoes (to be left at the school)
3 Reams of copy paper
1 Scientific Calculator (grades 8-12)

Click HERE to buy uniforms.

Regular Schedule

Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri

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Chapel Schedule

Wednesday

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Get In Touch

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.