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First Grade Program

Your first grader will build upon the foundation of age-appropriate and relevant: social, emotional, physical, and academic skills that they received in Kindergarten.

Palm Beach Christian Academy takes pride in offering first graders a small class size which maximizes the personal attention each child receives. Our experienced teachers integrate a wide range of teaching methods that support personal learning styles and focus on activities designed to help each student grow in all academic areas.

School begins at 9:00 AM. Phonics, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Bible are vital elements of this full-day comprehensive program. A development plan incorporates ongoing assessments to track the progress of each child.

Our goal at PBCA is to partner with parents to provide a strong spiritual foundation, create an atmosphere that emphasizes building relationships with classmates and offers a program that aligns or exceeds state and national 1st Grade standards.

Extra-curricular activities include but are not limited to Chapel, gym time, music sessions, science/discovery classes, a second language program, and a Media Lab equipped with books, a Story Time Area, Listening Centers and Computers.

Program Features

Small class size/Low student to teacher ratio
Meets the distinctive needs of each child in a Christ-centered environment Wide-ranging curriculum that meets or exceeds state and national 1st grade standards Focus on components designed to turn first graders into confident second graders Ongoing assessments of child’s progress

Criteria to enter a 1st Grade Program

  1. Must be 6 years old before September 1st of the year entering the program
  2. All immunizations must be current