philosophy of education

philosophy of education

The Bible mandates that parents serve as the primary educators of their children. (Deuteronomy 6:6-8) When seeking a partner in their children’s education, parents must ensure that the partner provides quality, biblically integrated instruction in a secure environment. This scholastic setting must aim to minister to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social needs of every student in order to guide each one toward his God-given mission.

Spiritually, it is the primary responsibility of the parent to provide the cultural and educational structure that will allow his child to discover and believe that Jesus Christ is “the Way, the truth, and the life.” (John 14:6) With an authentic, heart-filled relationship with Jesus Christ as the ultimate goal for each student, the Christ-centered and biblically based education aids parents in training up their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. An academic program rooted in God’s infallible and inspired Word equips a student to rely on his salvation through and relationship with Christ as the spiritual and moral compass by which he navigates through life and further fulfills the Great Commission by training up disciples in His name (2 Timothy 3:16-17).

Knowing that God is the source of all truth and that true education must be born out of a foundation in Scripture (Proverbs 4:4-7; Peter 1:5), the educational process must aim to develop young minds that seek to be like Christ. With a critical focus on biblical integration, the academic program allows students to construct a worldview centered entirely on God’s Word (Philippians 2:5). This training emphasizes critical thinking and reasoning skills, presents students with challenging opportunities for intellectual growth, and trains them to be lifelong learners. Ultimately, students grow in their appreciation of the unity and order of all knowledge and as disciples under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

The development of a biblical worldview not only shapes the spiritual and intellectual character of an individual but also molds his awareness of the physical body as a temple of the Holy Spirit designed to honor God (1 Corinthians 3:17-20). Therefore, proper nutrition, exercise, and a pure lifestyle are all essential to our obedience in serving and worshipping Him. By teaching discipline, teamwork and responsibility, noncompetitive and competitive athletic opportunities foster Christ-like confidence and attitudes. Such a program employs physical education as a vehicle for learning lessons of dedication, respect, and selflessness and thus builds on what we, as servants of Jesus Christ, need to effectively impact the world for Him.

Socially, Christian education fulfills and enhances God’s command to love one another and live in community (1 John 3:11; Psalms 133:1).  It provides direction in and opportunity for spiritual growth through social interaction at school as well as in the community.  Lifelong skills to impact society for Christ develop as a student builds relationships with leaders living according to biblical standards, preparing them to witness to others by his light (Matthew 5:13, 16).  Social ministry opportunities allow children of all ages to realize their spiritual gifts and to utilize them by serving others both locally and globally (1 Peter 4:8-11).

In each of these four facets of life, the Christian school equips the student with the tools to become a lifelong servant of Christ and achieve his God-given purpose. By creating an intentional and controlled atmosphere that keeps Christ at the center, children are not only prepared for the rigors of this life, but also receive the chance to experience God through his body, mind, and soul.  The foundation of a biblical worldview will prove instrumental as the student embarks on a life lived through and for Jesus Christ.


Inquisitive minds are challenged through hands-on discovery in small communities of learners.


Maturing students develop their understanding of faith and the world by engaging ideas that have shaped cultures and societies.


Fundamentals of faith and learning are presented by warm, caring teachers in a fun, active environment.

Partnering with Parents

It may seem silly to think about your little one excelling in calculus, or writing a paper about the doctrine of the Trinity. Trust us, we know! Through our halls walk young adults who were once in our preschool classrooms – and we’ve had the privilege of watching them grow from wiggly, active toddlers to wise, articulate leaders. To see the value of your investment, all you need to do is listen to our seniors talk about the whole of their Unity experience.

Unfaltering curiosity.
Unlimited potential.
Unwavering faith.