Academics

Throwing Caps

Portrait of a Graduate

What can you expect from a Biblical-classical education at True North Academy? As we partner with parents in the education and discipleship of their children, we strive to help develop the Christian character of each student, so that at the end of his/her academic life at True North Academy, he will exhibit the ideals listed below.

True North looks to build

Internal Qualities

  1. To know God and Jesus Christ, which is eternal life, John 17:3, and therefore, to lay Christ at the bottom as the only foundation of sound knowledge ,and learning.” (New England First Fruits, Harvard College, 1648).

  2. To bring into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ (2 Corinthians 10:5), therefore building the foundation of Christian liberty (John 8:32).    

  3. To honor parents and to be prepared to build a Christian family where government and education are taught and practiced.

  4. To be made complete and adequate, able to fulfill the calling and purposes of God in his life (Hebrews 13:21)    

  5.  “To develop a wise and virtuous man, fit to be trusted with the liberty of his country" (Samuel Adams, Colonial Patriot).   

  6. To be found capable of being an independent scholar, able to articulate a defense of the faith, and to apply Biblically-based and governmental principles, thus prepared to take dominion of domestic and civil responsibilities.

External Qualities & Skills

“Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.”

                                  ~ 1 Corinthians 4:2

  1. To wisely govern one’s personal God-given internal and external property in a manner reflecting the character of Christ.

  2. To have an understanding of Christian economics and its effect on society.

  3. To be properly equipped and apprenticed in a tent-making occupation, having learned the principles of an entrepreneur.

  4. To embrace the Biblical work ethic as a way of life.

Scholarship

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.”

                                            ~ 2 Timothy 2:15

  1. To embrace the Word of God as the only rule for faith and practice.

  2. To be able to reason Biblically and logically.

  3. To demonstrate the basic skills and technology of research.

  4. To have full knowledge and understanding of:

    • America’s Christian history and government

    • Universal history and literature

    • The Providential Hand of God and the history of liberty in Western civilization

    • Great classical literature and languages

    • Mathematics and the sciences

    • The fine and performing arts and the aesthetic components of life

  5. To have mastery and an appreciation of a foreign language beginning in primary school, with an emphasis on Latin in the middle school experience, and a Roman language in high school.

Servanthood

“Whoever must be first among you must be your slave.” ~ Matthew 20:27

  1. To demonstrate a love for God through service to others.

  2. To be able to demonstrate civic concern and voluntarism.

Statesmanship

“We are ambassadors for Christ.”

                                ~ 2 Corinthians 5:20

  1. To honorably represent Christ, family, school, and nation.

  2. To be trained in leadership skills.

  3. To be able to give a defense for the hope that lies within.

  4. To demonstrate vision for local and national effectiveness in witness and mission.

We the people ghost .jpg

What is the product of American Christian Education?

American Christian Education lifts every student to the standard of Christ through the ideals of the Principle Approach®, calling forth the fullest expression of his value in Christ.

As each student is instructed, mentored, and challenged with an enriched and diverse program of study, he is able to grow spiritually, academically, aesthetically, and socially.

Educated to enter a world of diverse challenges with Biblical solutions, each graduate is equipped with the necessary tools to articulate and defend his worldview as an ambassador for Christ through his Christian scholarship, character, and ability to govern himself.