Our Core Values in Action
NHND Prep strives to be a school of excellence in character and academic achievement. NHND Prep has a clear focus to ensure that all students are prepared for success. NHND Prep provides small-group instructions (avg. class size 10:1) in a Christ-centered learning environment. The instructions are differentiated to meet the learning styles and needs for acceleration while providing flexible modifications for remediation. Students experience positive, personalized, and supportive learning while engaging in rigorous, challenging, and hands-on course studies.
NHND Prep teaches Biblical principles throughout the academics for spiritual growth. Students participate in daily devotion and weekly chapel. Teachers and staff deliver a high-quality Christian curriculum aligned with core learning and national standards. Research-based teaching and learning strategies are continually implemented and evaluated for effectiveness. Academic achievement is measured using valid assessment tools to include school/teacher assessments, standardized assessments; Stanford 10, Explore, PSAT, and SAT/ACT. (The ASVAB is designated for students with military interests).
PARENTS HAVE 3 OPTIONS OF ENROLLMENT
FOR THEIR CHILD(REN) IN OUR
FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME LEARNING PROGRAMS:
Total online learning with extracurricular activities
Half Online learning and
Total face to face
All face to face class sessions will be in small group study sessions
K4 – 5TH GRADE
New Beginnings classifies our students in pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade. Students engage in developing reading, writing, and listening skills, speaking, thinking, figuring, problem-solving, and exploring science and history. Students also actively participate in arts and crafts, signaling, playing musical instruments, physical fitness and health, and Spanish. New Beginnings will be introduced to monthly service projects. Each grade level is expected to carry out a monthly service project. Each grade level will carry out a mission and participate in the annual mission trip.
6TH – 8TH GRADE
New Horizons classifies our sixth through eighth-graders. These years are extremely critical academically, socially, and emotionally. Spiritual growth and social development are heavily emphasized at this level. A well-defined pathway is established for each student upon entering sixth grade. Students skills, knowledge, interests, and talents are cultivated and nurtured through enrichment activities. Students work with parents, counselors, and teachers to select an enrichment pathway. Pathways introduce students to career explorations. Our Academy operates to prepare all students for post-secondary education and training. Courses of studies include Bible classes and Biblical integration throughout academics to enhance spiritual growth; Core studies in science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics; Algebra I, Geometry I, and Spanish I may be taken in middle grades for one unit of high school credit each, drama, communications, chorus, band, art, classical music (piano and violin), physical education, team sports, and technology. All Pathway classes and extra-curricular activities are available based on interest and participation. Each grade level will carry out a mission and participate in the annual mission trip.
9TH – 12TH GRADE
New Directions classifies our students in grades nine through twelve. Our vision is demonstrated in all of our students. However, it is exemplified at its peak in New Directions – A New Generation for excellence! These students show excellence that governs NHND Prep's five guiding principles: increased faith, excellence in image/appearance, academic excellence, stewardship, and family and community responsibilities. Students in grades ten through twelve have the option to participate as a full-day education student or as a UMS student. Full day education students report to school Monday through Friday for an entire school day. The UMS (University Model School) is a college-simulated program in which students follow a college-style schedule reporting to school for academics on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Tuesday and Thursdays student participate in their pathways determined by their skills, knowledge, and interests. Students have the opportunity to participate in four options: 1) work-study, 2) internship, 3) study lab, 4) specialized extra-curricular activities. Along with the core course studies, students study drama, art, technology, team sports, physical education and health, chorus, band, classical music, and communications. Through the dual enrollment program, students have the opportunity to receive both high school and college credits while still enrolled in high school.