HVCA Course of Study
Our Vision is for every learner to excel in faith, learning, and service, blending biblical truth and academic achievement to honor God and bless others.
Consider a Bible class where every students’ friendship with Jesus is nurtured, through countless connection opportunities with Him, and a growing, confident knowledge of Scripture, so that they may be challenged to make an eternal difference in our world.
Health and Physical Education
Healthy students are better learners. Over the years, scientific studies have shown a correlation between high standardized test scores and physical fitness scores, and that more time spent in physical education class did not result in a decrease in academic performance.
An intrinsic part of Adventist education and serves to amplify and enrich the curriculum through presenting an awareness of God’s hand in the affairs of men and of man’s obligation to serve others.
Instruction in a world language should help students learn to reflect God’s image while developing proficiency in the content areas of foreign language studies— communication, cultures and communities, comparisons, and global connections.
Mathematics instruction from this curriculum should help students learn to see and reflect God’s image while developing proficiency in different aspects of mathematics—understanding, representing, applying and analyzing quantitative relationships.
Music curriculum provides both students and teachers with excellent opportunities to enjoy performing and listening to music from North America and around the world, and to develop musical appreciation, knowledge, and literacy skills.
The science instruction is an engaging, rigorous, and developmentally appropriate curriculum that nurtures children’s natural curiosity as they explore the wonderment of God’s Creation through the lens of the Bible.
Technology is part of the delivery and practice in every subject area. The technology standards are intentionally designed to give students opportunities to learn about the digital world, to facilitate personalized inquiry, and to prepare for a life of service.
Learning through the arts involves students drawing on their experiences, exploring feelings, observing and researching. Students learn the elements, principles, processes, and techniques as well as the cultural and aesthetic values associated with specific art forms.