Preschool - Elementary - Secondary

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Preschool

Give your child a great start to his or her education. Build social skills and classroom readiness in a caring and nurturing Christian environment.  Cook Inlet Academy’s Preschool program provides a strong foundation for your child’s education.

Elementary

The years from Kindergarten through 5th grade are vital to your child’s development. These impressionable years are the perfect time to help your child learn as much as they can in a nurturing and educationally stimulating environment. With an 18:1 student-teacher ratio, our teachers can deliver the best educational experience to each of their students.

Even from a young age, we believe in providing nourishing education for the whole person. We teach our elementary students traditional school subjects, creative and art courses, as well as faith formation, in a way that stimulates their imagination and helps to feed their sense of discovery and creativity.

Secondary

Middle and High School offer such important educational experiences for each student. We prepare students for college and for life outside of school.

At CIA, we provide not only the essential academic knowledge to achieve success beyond high school, but also the real-life skills required to truly excel in life. Our classrooms are fun, yet respectful; exciting, yet stimulating; and faith-based, yet academically rigorous. With an 18:1 student-teacher ratio, our teachers can deliver the best educational experience to each of their students.

We also offer our high school students the opportunity to take college courses through Colorado Christian College.
These credits count both for high school and college credit.

High school students are required to take 25 credits, including 4 years of Bible, and Algebra I for graduation.
We encourage 4 years of Math and Science.

 

College Prep

At Cook Inlet Academy, college preparation is one of the premier services we offer to students and their parents. CIA students receive several hid reds of thousands in college scholarships each year.  We believe properly preparing students to move beyond our academy and achieve their dreams at the school of their choice is one of the best ways we can help them build a successful life that glorifies God.  

We offer challenging coursework to our high school students in all subjects, especially math, writing, reading, and faith studies. Our small class size and interactive teaching methods help our students to truly understand and internalize the concepts they learn, better preparing them for college classes. Frequent standardized testing ensures students are always on track.  High school students have opportunities to earn college credit in a variety of courses. We also provide career advising sessions, college applications and scholarships assistance .

Curriculum

What We Teach

Our traditional, faith-based curriculum provides a strong basis that helps our students achieve high academic standards throughout their academic careers. We offer an in-depth curriculum that prepares students for college and for life.

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Elementary Subjects

  • ABC Phonics
  • Art
  • Bible Studies
  • French
  • History
  • Saxon Math
  • Shurley Grammar
  • Science
  • Music

College Credit Courses

  • Algebra
  • English Composition
  • English Literature
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry

Secondary Courses

  • Art
  • Band
  • Bible Studies
  • Choir
  • Drama
  • Economics classes – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace and home economics
  • Engineering and Astrobiology
  • English classes – grammar, composition, and literature
  • French
  • Graphic Design
  • Ground school
  • History classes – Alaskan history and civics, American history, geography, and world history
  • Industrial / Creative Arts – Wood Shop
  • Math classes – Algebra I and II, calculus, and geometry
  • Outdoor Education
  • Science classes – biology, chemistry, physical science, and physics

Extracurricular Programs

As a part of our mission to educate the whole person, we take pride in providing opportunities for our students to learn teamwork, leadership, humility, and Christian character through a variety of extracurricular programs.

Missions & Field Trips

Elementary field trips supplement students’ in-school coursework and enrich their understanding and grasp of a subject by seeing and interacting with real-life examples of the material they study in class.

Middle and High School Students have visited Russia, China, Brazil, Mexico, Europe, Belize, and numerous cities all over the U.S. for mission work.

Students raise their own funds to help build homes, clean up communities, build relationships, and experience a once-in-a-lifetime mission trip.

Visit our contact page or give us a call to ask about our current mission trip activities!

Retreat Programs

High School and Middle School students attend a retreat program at the beginning of the year for class bonding and to set the spiritual tone of the current school year.

Middle school students float the Yukon River every other year on their retreat and visit historical Alaska places.

High school students go on a retreat camp that includes swimming, zip-lining, and other games.

Athletic Programs

 We provide a variety of sports opportunities for our Middle and High school students.

  • Basketball
  • Co-Ed Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Track and Field

Elementary Students enjoy teacher-led play and sports activities. 

Leadership

Our Middle and High School students may become a part of the Student Council, the National Honor Society, or the National Junior Honor Society.

After School Program

Spin-Off is our after-school program for students whose parents work late. It runs from 3:00PM to 6:00PM and provides homework help, snacks, and activities and games.

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Give your student the lifelong gift of a quality education with Cook Inlet Academy.