THE MCKAY SCHOLARSHIP
Had a September 2nd deadline to file a letter of intent and an October 2nd deadline to enroll with us to attend the second quarter.
The Mission of Lighthouse Christian School is to glorify God by reaching children who might otherwise be left behind.
We believe that given the right opportunities academically, physically and spiritually every child can flourish.
FOUNDER & PRESIDENT DAVID & KAREN EURE
Lighthouse Christian School is a private Christian school in Florida's First Coast area of Jacksonville, Orange Park, Middleburg and Callahan. Lighthouse Christian School is designed for the child who sometimes learns differently. Many Christian Schools use "college prep" programs that are very fast paced. This type of program can't be concerned about the student who falls behind. Once a child is labeled as a failure in these programs it can have a very deep, long term, psychological impact on the child.
Many students that enroll with us have been given labels such as SLD (Specific Learning Disability), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Your child may have been labeled as having one of these learning disabilities, but we believe there are learning differences not disabilities.
This type of student needs to learn differently so we teach them using the principles of Multiple Intelligence Theory. This principle uses smaller classes where the teacher knows each child and recognizes the need to teach differently so the student learns differently. Most students want to learn and can learn when you match their learning ability with the appropriate presentation and evaluation methods. At Lighthouse Christian School we use this principle every day, with every student. With many schools this type of student would only receive a certificate of completion, but with our program the majority receive a high school diploma.
Our Academic Director has a Master's Degree in Special Education and over thirty years of experience. All of our teachers and staff are trained to handle students who need "special attention" to keep them on track so they can learn to love school, rather than going to a school where they know they will never catch up.
At Lighthouse Christian School we structure the size of our classes based on the students age. Our younger elementary classes have approximately 9 students per class. The older elementary classes have approximately 13 students per class and middle and high school classes have approximately 16 students per class.
The total cost for tuition, registration, books and testing is $8,200 per year. However, if your child qualifies for a Scholarship, it may cover all or part of the total tution! For the student who needs additional help we have small group tutoring, individual tutoring, speech therapy and occupational therapy. We charge additional fees for these services, but find they are well worth it to help students who need special attention. We also accept the John McKay Scholarship. We do have Bible and PE as part of our schedule as we believe academic, physical and Spiritual education all work together because with God all things are possible!
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