Academics

Middle School
 
Tampa Bay Christian Academy's Middle School program is structured to develop your child spiritually, socially, emotionally, and educationally. We provide weekly chapels, daily devotionals, and lessons with Biblical integration.
Students rotate classes with different teachers to prepare them for high school.
  
Bible: Students study the Old Testament, Life of Jesus Christ, and different bible characters in order to evaluate and have open class discussions. Students will be required to memorize verses given.
 
Language Arts: Language Arts includes literature, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. The summer reading selections provide a platform to discuss the Holocaust and related themes.
 
Mathematics: Material that will be covered are whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, graphing, proportions, geometry, pre-algebra, and Algebra 1. 
 
Social Studies: This class explores Ancient Civilizations, World Geography, Civics, and American History. They visit Medieval Times, St. Pete Folk Fair (SPIFFS), and EPCOT. 
 
Science: Physical Science, Life Science, and Earth Science. Students have the opportunity to dissect earthworms and frogs.
 
Physical Education: They learn the skills and rules for a variety of sports, as well as, exercise habits for a lifetime of fitness. 
 
Electives: Students are exposed to different activities. Offerings include- Spanish, Mythology, Social Skills, Arts and Crafts, Chess Club, Music and Theatre, Skills for Success, etc.
 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 
 
What about advanced courses?
Honors math is available in which the students are grouped according to ability allowing for students to move up to the next grade level if applicable. 
 
My child has a learning disability. Can you help?
TIPS ( Tampa Bay Christian Intervention Program) is available to students with specific learning disabilities. Students remain with their class during the day and have access to a co-teacher in the same class to provide assistance when needed. Techniques are used to help the students process the material and equip them to find alternative approaches to learning the material.