Educational ObjectivesHarvest Preparatory School will:
Teach the Bible as the inspired, uncompromising Word of God and the single authority by which man lives. (II Timothy 3:16-17; Titus 2:13; II Peter 1:21)
Present a Christian worldview by integrating life and subject matter with the Bible. (Job 38:36; Isaiah 48:17; John 16:13; Romans 9:1; I Corinthians 1:30; Ephesians 1:18; Colossians 2:8)
Teach the application of Biblical principles for every part of daily life. (James 1:22, 2:20)
Facilitate the development of proper attitudes toward marriage and the family and the understanding and skills needed to establish God-honoring homes. (Ecclesiastes 4:12; II Corinthians 6:14; Ephesians 5:22 – 6:4; I Peter 8:1-9)
Promote physical fitness, good health habits, and wise use of the body as the temple of God. (I Corinthians 3:17, 6:19; II Corinthians 6:16)
Provide a Christ-centered environment that promotes high academic standards that are established and evaluated in relation to the potential of the uniquely created individual. (Genesis 1:27; Psalms 139:14; Jeremiah 1:5)
Guide students to become responsible, Christian citizens of our nation. (Proverbs 14:34, 29:2; I Timothy 2:1-2)
Communicate closely with the parents/guardians in every phase of the student’s development, especially as it relates to the school program. (Matthew 20:27-28)
Assist families in developing Christ-centered homes and inform them of the changes in culture, which affect their children. (Deuteronomy 6:7; Psalms 144:11-12; II Corinthians 6:14, 17; Colossians 2:8)
Harvest Preparatory School students will:
Develop an attitude of love and respect towards the Word of God. (Matthew 5:6)
Develop a desire to know and obey the will of God as revealed in the Scriptures. (Acts 5:29; Ephesians 6:5-7)
Acquire the necessary skills, attitudes and abilities to fulfill the will of God in their daily lives. (Romans 12:1-2; Colossians 8:23-24; II Timothy 3:16-17)
Develop the mind of Christ, learning to be led by the Spirit in all aspects of the Christian walk. (Proverbs 20:27; Isaiah 48:17; Romans 8:1-14; I Corinthians 1:30, 2:16; Philippians 2:2-5)
Comprehend Christ’s view of sin and develop the ability to overcome sin, living victoriously in a non-Christian world. (Romans 3:23, 5:12, 6:23, 8:28-29; II Corinthians 2:14)
Develop self-discipline and responsibility based on submission to God and Godly authority. (Romans 13:1; Galatians 5:22-23)
Be guided to understand and accept themselves as unique individuals created in God’s image. (Genesis 1:27; Jeremiah 1:5)
Develop a Biblical perspective toward the stewardship of individual talents, time, material goods and environment. (Genesis 2:15; Matthew 25:14-30; Romans 12:1; I Corinthians 19:20; II Corinthians 8:2, 3, 5)
Realize the fullest possible development of their capabilities, including their academic potential.
Gain a thorough command of the following fundamental processes in communicating and functioning in daily life: reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics.
Develop creative and critical thinking skills and proper use of Biblical criteria for evaluation of the use of such skills.
Appreciate our Christian American heritage of responsible freedom, human dignity, and acceptance of authority and understanding the importance of that heritage in the development of responsible citizenship.
Gain an appreciation of the fine arts through instruction in personal artistic expression.
Develop the skills and attitude necessary to work successfully in an independent and cooperative setting.