Academics

Elementary School

Elementary School

Preparing your child for...a love of learning!

Our elementary school consists of K3 - 6th Grade. The curriculum includes Bible, Phonics, Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, History, Handwriting, Art, Music and P.E.

ASCS Curriculum | Elementary Campus

ASCS strives to provide the most specialized and relevant academic instruction possible (Colossians 3:23). Our curriculum is Bible-centered, presenting a Christian worldview (Colossians 2:6-8).

Curriculum

List of 9 items.

  • Preschool (K3)

    Bible – ASCS Created with Scripture Bites Bible Stories

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our K3 Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on letters and sounds, reading, and handwriting (manuscript).

    Handwriting, Letters, and Sounds – Handwriting Without Tears

    Math - All About Numbers-Handwriting Without Tears

    Social Studies and Science – ASCS created – Thematic Units
  • Preschool (K4)

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our K4 Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on letters and sounds, reading, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript).  The preschool program includes phonics, early learning skills, and units that introduce concepts and skills to prepare the student for kindergarten.

         Phonics, Reading, and Handwriting– Sing, Spell, Read, Write

    Math – BJU Kindergarten

    Social Studies and Science – ASCS created – Thematic Units
  • Kindergarten

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our Kindergarten Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on reading, writing mechanics, grammar, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript).

         Phonics – Reading Street

         Spelling – Reading Street

         Reading – Reading Street

         Grammar – Reading Street

         Writing Mechanics – Reading Street

         Handwriting– ASCS created, ABeka Writer’s Workshop

    Math – ASCS created, Guiding Kinders, ABeka

    Social Studies and Science – ASCS created – Thematic Units
  • 1st Grade

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our 1st grade Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on reading, writing mechanics, grammar, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript).

         Phonics – Reading Street

         Spelling – Reading Street

         Reading – Reading Street

         Grammar – Reading Street

         Writing Mechanics – Reading Street

         Handwriting– ASCS created

    Math – BJU Press

    Social Studies – BJU Press

    Science – BJU Press
  • 2nd Grade

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our 2nd grade Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on reading, writing mechanics, grammar, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript and cursive).

         Phonics – Reading Street

         Spelling – Reading Street

         Reading – Reading Street

         Grammar – Reading Street

         Writing Mechanics – Reading Street

         Handwriting– ASCS created

    Math – BJU Press

    Social Studies – BJU Press

    Science – BJU Press
  • 3rd Grade

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our 3rd grade Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on reading, writing mechanics, grammar, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript and cursive).

         Phonics – Reading Street

         Spelling and Vocabulary – Reading Street

         Reading – Reading Street

         Grammar – Reading Street

         Writing Mechanics – Reading Street

         Handwriting– ASCS created

    Math – BJU Press

    Social Studies – BJU Press

    Science – BJU Press
  • 4th Grade

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our 4th grade Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on reading, writing mechanics, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript and cursive).

         Spelling and Vocabulary – Reading Street

         Reading – Reading Street

         Grammar – Reading Street

         Writing Mechanics – Reading Street

         Handwriting– ASCS created

    Math – BJU Press

    Social Studies – BJU Press

    Science – BJU Press
  • 5th Grade

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our 5th grade Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on reading, writing mechanics, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript and cursive).

         Spelling and Vocabulary – Reading Street

         Reading – Reading Street

         Grammar – Reading Street

         Writing Mechanics – Reading Street

         Handwriting– ASCS created

    Math – BJU Press

    Social Studies – BJU Press

    Science – BJU Press
  • 6th Grade

    Bible – ACSI – Purposeful Design

    Literacy:  At Atlantic Shores Christian School, our 6th grade Literacy program includes a comprehensive focus on reading, writing mechanics, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and handwriting (manuscript and cursive).

         Spelling and Vocabulary – ASCS created, BJU Press

         Reading – ASCS created, BJU Press

         Grammar – BJU Press

         Writing Mechanics – BJU Press

         Handwriting– ASCS created

    Math – BJU Press

    Social Studies – BJU Press

    Science – BJU Press

Specialty Classes

In addition to the core curriculum, we are blessed to offer Specialty classes that enhance the learning process and provide the opportunity to teach the whole child in the arts and athletics.
  • Shores Outdoors (K3 - 4)
  • PE (K3 - 6)
  • Science Lab (K3 - 4)
  • Art (K3 - 6)
  • Music (K3 - 6)
  • Band (5 - 6)
  • Computer (K5 - 6)
  • Library (K3 - 6)

Special Offerings & Electives

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  • Shores Outdoors - Classroom & Weather Station

    At Atlantic Shores Christian School, we strive to integrate Biblical principles in all that we teach, both inside the classroom and out.  This innovative, comprehensive thinking led us to introduce a remarkable outdoor classroom named "Shores Outdoors - God's Creation Station."  This plot of land provides a unique opportunity for children to learn first-hand what a wonderful world God created!
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  • Physical Education Program

    Physical Education at Atlantic Shores is a great time for the students to learn about sportsmanship, game skills, working on a team, following directions, goal setting and most of all- having fun!
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  • Library

    Our elementary campus has a new library filled with the latest in technology. With the addition of new computers, our students are able to achieve academic excellence in every assignment! Our students look forward to taking their Accelerated Reader tests on these computers, ensuring accuracy when calculating their Accelerated Reader points.
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  • Accelerated Reading

    Renaissance Home Connect is a fun, easy-to-use, easy-to understand web-based interface that allows your child, the parent, and the teacher to share in the educational experience.
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  • Cafeteria

    At ASCS we are aware that this meal is an important one - not only for nutrition but for re-energizing our students physically and mentally. Our students have the choice of bringing their own bag lunch from home, or they can choose to order a hot lunch from our cafeteria.
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  • Smart Start and Speech Therapy

    The ability to verbally communicate God's word and spread His joy and kindness to others is a blessing. In our Language Therapy program, we help our students learn to overcome individual communication challenges through play therapy and one-on-one practice sessions. By working together with students and their families, we strive to improve articulation, language, voice, and fluency skills, while preparing each child for a lifetime of effective and enjoyable communication experiences.
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  • STEM Academy

    The S.T.E.M. Academy at ASCS is a unique educational program designed to engage students in learning and help them develop skills necessary to be college and career ready. Elementary school is a prime time to engage students in this process as they start to build fundamental learning strategies that will serve as the foundation for their academic career.
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  • Advanced Reading & Math

    Advanced Reading offers students the opportunity to experience a novel-based curriculum in a challenging environment!
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  • Foreign Language

    As we learn about the Spanish language, we realize what a BIG and awesome world God has created. As we explore themes such as colors, family, numbers, community, emotions, and animals, we discover how God reveals himself in and through His creation and how He created with order, precision, and purpose. In order to foster a Biblical worldview, Biblical integration is a regular part of class.
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  • Military Child Care Assistance

    Child Care Aware of America Subsidies for Federal Employees
    Child Care Aware of America subsidy programs provide financial assistance to eligible families to assist with child care costs. These programs provide financial assistance to employees who have children enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in licensed family care homes or child care centers.  This program is available for for children up to 12 years old.
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  • Elementary Book Fair

    Twice a year, Atlantic Shores partners with Scholastic to bring the Book Fair to our Elementary Students.  It is always a highlight of the year for the Students and this program helps supplement our own Library!