We realize that every child has been uniquely designed emotionally, socially and cognitively by God. We want to embrace their uniqueness, find their strengths and help them reach their full potential. The Academic Career Resource Program allows us to meet a broader spectrum of academic needs.
Director of Academic Support:
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides secondary students with tools to help them reach their academic goals at Jackson Christian and beyond. We offer learning labs and peer-tutoring throughout the day. In addition, we offer access to a variety of books and reference materials which students can find on-campus or online.
Academic Resource Center:
Soar is offered for students who have been evaluated and meet the qualifications as gifted. As Director of Soar, Brittany Wood oversees the challenging enrichment activities.
Parents will contact Brittany Wood (email@example.com) by email to refer their child for evaluation. The evaluation process will generally begin on February 1 and end March 31 for the following school year.
Students will be screened by Mrs. Brittany Wood. Parents will be responsible for the screening fee. Once the data collection has been completed, parents and teachers will meet to discuss the findings.
Meet criteria in the following areas:
Available for students in grades 4-12
The Jackson Christian SOAR Program is designed to accelerate and enrich exceptional students’ educational growth and self-awareness in the five areas of giftedness: intellect, academia, creativity, artistic expression, and leadership. Jackson Christian will equip gifted students with educational opportunities to explore talent and career-developed pathways to become the innovators and leaders of tomorrow.
Resources for Parents
Students identified as Other Health Impaired receive test support accommodations. This is available to middle and high school students.
Students identified with Learning Disabilities are served in general education classes with appropriate accommodations.
Students identified with Learning Disabilities receive direct instruction in a small group setting in appropriate academic area(s) with needed accommodations and/or modifications.
The ABLE Program champions young-adult high school graduates who live with documented intellectual and developmental challenges. ABLE serves as a stepping stone from student to adulthood, helping recent graduates Achieve Beyond Limited Expectations. ABLE provides a transitional learning environment as students progress from a traditional education setting to living and working independently in the community.
ABLE students spend three days a week (Tues.-Thurs.) in various community settings and are exposed to a variety of community experiences throughout the workday, with guidance and instruction from ABLE staff and educators.
For more information:
Joy Phillips | Director