Elementary Program

Morning Basket/Bible

Each day on site begins with morning basket and Bible time. This time is used to introduce and expose the students to various artists, composers, hymns, poems, memory verses, and Bible lessons throughout the year.


Math with Confidence K is used for Kindergarten. Apologia's Exploring Creation with Mathematics is used for grades 1-5. Master Books Math Lessons for a Living Education: Level 6 is used for sixth grade. Math concepts are introduced and reinforced during on-site days with teacher-led lessons and many opportunities for hands-on learning, math games, and trivia. Written work is mostly completed on days at home when following the recommended weekly lesson plans.

Language Arts/Phonics

Kindergarteners work through Logic of English Foundations levels A-B both on-site and at home. Students are taught various phonograms and spelling rules on-site through a multisensory approach and continue the lessons at home with this well-scripted, open-and-go style curriculum when following the recommended weekly lesson plans.

Grades 1-6 use Learning Language Arts Through Literature. This curriculum includes grammar, poetry, literature, spelling, copy work, narration, dictation, and some writing. This book is used for both at-home and on-site learning.


Grades K-2 enjoy outdoor nature study with exploration, hands-on learning, nature journaling, and more.

Grades 3-6 use Apologia's Exploring God's Creation Through Science series (both textbook and journal are provided). The students cycle through a different unit each year. The 2023-2024 school year, the students will focus on Botany. Reading and journaling are done mostly at home with an emphasis on teaching, experiments, and hands-on learning on site.


Kindergarteners study various aspects of social studies including their family, city, state, and country along with community leaders and some various aspects of U.S. History through living books and various curriculum supplements.

Grades 1-2 dive into American history with Beautiful Feet's Early American History book pack filled with rich living books, engaging discussions, and hands-on projects.

Grades 3-6 cycle through Mystery of History with one volume per year. The 2023-2024 school year will focus on Volume 3: Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations. Students read through this engaging book of history and complete various activities at home with a focus on teaching, review, and hands-on activities to solidify the information on site.

At-Home Recommendations (Not Required)


Bible: Jesus Storybook Bible

Handwriting: Handwriting Without Tears

Science: Adventures in the World Around Me

History: My Story 1

First Grade 

Bible: Where Faith Grows Level 1

Handwriting: Handwriting Without Tears

Science: Adventures in Creation

History: Notgrass Our Star-Spangled Story Book 1

Second Grade

Bible: Where Faith Grows Level 2

Handwriting: Handwriting Without Tears

Science: Adventures in the Physical World

History: Notgrass Our Star-Spangled Story Book 2

Third-Fourth Grade

Bible: More Than Words 1

Handwriting: Handwriting Without Tears

Fifth-Sixth Grade

Bible: Master Books Elementary Apologetics

Writing: Write Shop Jr. OR IEW OR writing curriculum of your choice

Extra Elective Suggestions: Typing, Art, Foreign Language, Health, Life Skills, Music, Handicrafts, Critical Thinking/Logic, Home Economics, Engineering, etc.

Additional Information

*Only workbooks used on-site are provided by GAA. Please see our detailed list HERE which specifies what is provided by GAA and what must be purchased separately by the parent/caregiver for use at home.

*A separate at-home science and history curriculum is not necessary for the lower elementary levels but some recommendations are included for those who desire to do more at home. Weekly lesson plans for at home will not include assignments for these recommendations.