Curriculum

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Our elementary school consists of grades K3-6 and is located on our Virginia Beach campus (the site of Atlantic Shores Baptist Church.) 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).

Preschool (K3)
Bible - ABC Jesus Loves Me
Language and Literacy - Scholastic Cozy Corner, Preschool Toolbox
Handwriting - Handwriting without Tears
Social Studies and Science - Thematic: Community Helpers, Solar System, Weather, Plants/Insects, Oceans, Holidays

Preschool (K4)
Bible - ACSI
Language and Literacy - Sing,Spell, Read & Write  (The preschool program includes phonics, early learning skills, and units that introduce concepts and skills to prepare the student for kindergarten.)
Handwriting - Sing, Spell, Read & Write
Math - BJU Kindergarten

Kindergarten (K5)
Bible - ACSI
Reading - A Beka/teacher created
Math - A Beka
History and Science - Unit Studies developed by teachers
Handwriting - A Beka

1st Grade
Bible - ACSI
Reading - BJU Press, teacher created
Phonics - A Beka
Math - A Beka
Language - teacher created
Spelling - A Beka
History - BJU Press
Science - BJU Press
Handwriting - Zaner-Bloser

2nd Grade
Bible - ACSI
Reading - BJU Press
Phonics - A Beka
Math - A Beka
Language - BJU Press
Spelling - A Beka/Sadlier Oxford
History - BJU Press
Science - BJU Press
Handwriting - Zaner-Bloser

3rd Grade
Bible - ACSI
Reading - BJU Press/teacher created
Math - A Beka
Language - BJU Press
Vocabulary - Sadlier Oxford
History - ABEKA
Science - BJU Press
Handwriting - Zaner-Bloser

4th Grade
Bible - ACSI
Reading - BJU Press
Math - BJU Press
Language - BJU Press
Vocabulary - Sadlier Oxford
History - A Beka
Science - BJU Press
Handwriting - Zaner-Bloser

5th Grade
Bible - ACSI
Reading - BJU Press
Math - BJU Press
Language - BJU Press
Vocabulary - Sadlier Oxford
History - BJU Press
Science - BJU Press

6th Grade
Bible - ACSI
Reading - BJU Press
Math - BJU Press
Language - BJU Press
Vocabulary - Sadlier Oxford
History - BJU Press
Science - BJU Press


Specialty Classes:  In addition to the core curriculum, we are blessed to offer Specialty classes which enhance the learning process and provide opportunity to teach the whole child in the arts and athletics.

Shores Outdoors (K3 - 4)
PE (K3 - 6)
Science Lab (K3 - 6)
Art (K3 - 6)
Music (K3 - 6)
Band (5 - 6)
Computer (K3 - 6)
Spanish (K3 - 6)
Library (K3 - 6)

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