Academics

Elementary

In elementary school, students are faced with new challenges, new opportunities and a whole new learning experience. Concepts at this stage are presented according to the Abeka spiral approach, meaning key concepts are presented repeatedly throughout the curriculum, but with deepening layers of complexity, or in different applications.

The Elementary Department uses the renowned American Christian Curriculum – Abeka together with S.T.E.A.M.

About Abeka
The Abeka curriculum is a comprehensive, biblically-based curriculum from Preschool to Grade 12. Using textbooks, teaching aids and a proven spiral learning approach, the curriculum produces great results. Since 1985, the curriculum has produced ProTeach Lesson Videos that feature master teachers leading lessons in a classroom environment. The Abeka Curriculum has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) and by the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS).

About S.T.E.A.M.
STEAM Education is an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. This form of teaching encourages students to take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in problem-solving, embrace collaboration, and work through the creative process.

Subjects taught
Subjects taught in Elementary include: Phonics and Language, Arithmetic, Spelling and Poetry, Reading and Comprehension, Writing, Coding, History, Music, Art, French, Korean and Physical Education. 

After school activities
After school programmes include: Piano, Violin, Taekwondo, Robotics and Golf.

Parent’s App
OHAA also uses a private Homeroom App that allows parents to see what their children have done throughout the day.   


Features

Abeka curriculum

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S.T.E.A.M.

Small class sizes

Online equipped

Art

Languages

Cursive writing

Playground

Healthy lunch

After school activities

Security

Parent’s app