Our Programs

At Way of Jesus Academy, we aim to promote and maintain excellence in all academic subjects. We are very intentional in the selection of curriculum and experiences provided to ensure each child learns and thrives in their environment. While we strive to maintain a strong academic program we also believe that relationships are very important. Peer relationships are guided and developed with over-site from a caring and positive staff. We keep our student to teacher ratio at no more than 10 to 1. This low ratio allows the teachers to personally know and understand the learning styles of each child and provide them with the guidance needed to help them grow and achieve their fullest potential, both academically and socially.

Preschool Program

4 YEAR OLD CLASS

Our preschool program is a full day (8:30-3:00), 3 or 5 days a week program.

Way of Jesus Academy provides a positive, Christ-centered, stimulating classroom where your child can feel secure and accepted. We continually evaluate the curriculum used to make sure that it is meeting the needs of our preschoolers. Our teachers supplement materials and activities where needed to make sure each child is reaching their full potential. Skills taught include social skills (gentle touch, sharing, kind words, cooperation), ABC’s, numbers 1-10, singing, gross motor skills (jumping, climbing, balancing, etc.). It also includes free play time, Bible class, story time. Field trips and other stimulating activities outside the classroom are also provided. Our preschool class has a rest time each afternoon.

Preschoolers eat in the cafeteria with other classes, giving them opportunities to interact with children of other ages.  Lunch and snacks are provided.

Preschool students are not able to ride the bus, so parents/guardians will need to provide transportation to and from school.

We welcome families who are looking not only for a preschool but who intend to have their children continue on to Way of Jesus Academy’s kindergarten and elementary school. If you are interested in hearing more or visiting our school, please call us at 717-715-0099 option 1, or email office@WayofJesusAcademy.org

Kindergarten Program

Kindergarten at Way of Jesus Academy is an exciting and important stage for children at age 5.

In kindergarten, your child will be introduced to letters and their sounds, as well as the beginning steps in reading. We use a curriculum that incorporates manipulatives and hands-on activities to allow success and understanding of concepts for all learning styles.  Math, Phonics, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Bible, Music, and art will be taught in Kindergarten.

As with all classes at Way of Jesus Academy, we keep a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. This allows the teacher to personally know and help each student and provides an excellent environment for the children to learn and thrive in.

Our Kindergarten program is a full day (8:30-3:00), 3 or 5 days a week program.

Kindergarten students are able to ride on the bus.

We welcome families who are looking not only for a kindergarten but who intend to have their children continue on to Way of Jesus Academy’s elementary school. If you are interested in hearing more or visiting our school, please call us at 717-715-0099 option 1, or email office@WayofJesusAcademy.org

Elementary Program

Way of Jesus Academy is pleased to provide an elementary school that is centered around a culture that promotes excellence in academic skills as well as developing Christ-like character and a culture of community. All students are encouraged to engage in positive interaction with other students and staff and are held to a high standard of behavior. Our teachers are committed to helping each student reach their fullest potential in academic achievement and desire to work closely with the parents in this process.

Our Elementary school includes grades Kindergarten through 5th grade.

If you are interested in hearing more or visiting our school, please call us at 717-715-0099 option 1, or email office@WayofJesusAcademy.org

Classes Provided

MATH

  • Math U SEE
  • Concept teaching manipulative
  • Xtra Math
  • IXL

Phonics

  • BJU Press

Reading

  • BJU Press

Spelling

  • BJU Press

Writing

  • Learning without tears

Science

  • BJU press

Social Studies & History
Taught through stories and pictures. Geography is taught with maps and chants. 

  • Faith Builders
  • Living History Threads

Bible
New Living Translation is used. We use various curriculums to provide a well rounded Bible Education. 

  • Bob Jones University
  • Firm Foundations

Basic Computer Skills
Typing skills, typing games, and practice starts in 3rd Grade

Art
Teaches art history as well as art styles. Children create art using various techniques.

  • Kinder Art
Learning Support

One-on-One Tutoring
when needed

IU13 Support
Speech Therapy & Counseling

ESL
English as a Second Language

Elementary Electives

Piano lessons
Before or after school

Guitar lessons
Before or after school

Spanish
offered during the school day

Drama

Activities

Tech Club
Starts with basic computer components and expands to robotics and video productions

Spring Program
Includes choral singing, small groups, and solos

Monthly Field Trips

Homework Club
Work on homework with a mentor or work on areas where child may need extra support or practice. After school program snack provided. 

Basketball
Grades 3+

Soccer
Grades 3+

Field Day
Parents are invited to a day of athletic contests including a variety of games and competitions

Academic Opportunities

Spelling Bee

Art and Science Exhibits

STEM Activities
Advanced hands on science solutions

Various Contests

Spiritual Development

Daily Worship
Students have the opportunity to give prayer requests and testimonies

Bible Memorization

Bible Classes

Community

Trash-a-Thon
Community clean up day

Visiting Elderly Care Homes
Playing games with residents

Sport Competitions
with other Christian Schools

Christmas Caroling

Food Packaging for other Countries

Middle School Program

Way of Jesus Academy is pleased to provide a Middle School that is centered around a culture that promotes excellence in academic skills as well as developing Christ-like character and a culture of community. All students are encouraged to engage in positive interaction with other students and staff and are held to a high standard of behavior. Our teachers are committed to helping each student reach their fullest potential in academic achievement and desire to work closely with the parents in this process.

Our Middle School includes 6th and 7th grades.

If you are interested in hearing more or visiting our school, please call us at 717-715-0099 option 1, or email office@WayofJesusAcademy.org

Classes Provided

MATH

  • Math U SEE
  • Concept teaching manipulative
  • Xtra Math
  • IXL

Reading

  • BJU Press

Spelling

  • BJU Press

Science

  • BJU press

Social Studies & History

  • iCivics

Bible
New Living Translation is used. We use various curriculums to provide a well rounded Bible Education. 

  • Firm Foundations

Basic Computer Skills
Typing skills, typing games, and practice

Art
Teaches art history as well as art styles. Students create art using various techniques.

  • Blick Art
Learning Support

One-on-One Tutoring
when needed

IU13 Support
Speech Therapy & Counseling

ESL
English as a Second Language

Middle School Electives

Piano lessons
Before or after school

Guitar lessons
Before or after school

Spanish
offered during the school day

Drama

Activities

Tech Club
Starts with basic computer components and expands to robotics and video productions

Spring Program
Includes choral singing, small groups, and solos

Monthly Field Trips

Homework Club
Work on homework with a mentor or work on areas where child may need extra support or practice. After school program snack provided. 

Basketball

Soccer

Field Day
Parents are invited to a day of athletic contests including a variety of games and competitions

Academic Opportunities

Spelling Bee

Art and Science Exhibits

STEM Activities
Advanced hands on science solutions

Various Contests

Spiritual Development

Daily Worship
Students have the opportunity to give prayer requests and testimonies

Bible Memorization

Bible Classes

Community

Trash-a-Thon
Community clean up day

Visiting Elderly Care Homes
Playing games with residents

Sport Competitions
with other Christian Schools

Christmas Caroling

Food Packaging for other Countries