When we say Greenville Christian School partners with Christian families, we mean it literally. In any viable partnership, both parties are committed. Parents and Administrators sign a Partnership Agreement that is a commitment between the school and the student's family.
The mission of Greenville Christian School is to equip children of Christians with excellent academics, biblical life applications and leadership skills so they are prepared to excel through their lives.
It is our prayer and intent that students and alumni of GCS succeed in their personal and professional Christ-centered livesm and they influence the world through their knowledge, service, talents and resources.
Provide an excellent academic curriculum that is both dynamic and stimulating
Teach students the principles of responsibility, service, achievement, and success
Ensure students are in a safe and nurturing environment with a sense of belonging so they can focus on learning
Freshen our knowledge about our areas of curriculum on a frequent basis through training, research, and sharing
Provide students with many experiential learning opportunities
Partner with parents by listening, communicating well, and by connecting them to information, resources, and each other
Provide services and concurrent college classes that generate a wide variety of opportunities for students desiring to continue their education after high school
Biblical life applications:
Develop knowledge of Scripture and its life applications on an ongoing basis
Integrate scripture into academics and activities in an interactive manner to instill a Biblical Worldview
Integrate scripture, its life application and accountability into the classroom and all other extra-curricular activities to develop Christian character
Worship together on a regular basis
Serve together on a regular basis and encourage individual service
Pray for students and each other, knowing God will accomplish His purposes and bless each student who is in our care
Interact as a peaceful community of believers who encourage, respect and challenge each other to grow
Prepare students to be responsible with their influence and to use their personal leadership skills
Provide opportunities for students to act leaders who are accountable
Teach ethical leadership skills and decision-making
Mentor students and teach them to also become mentors
Cultivate student body leaders to represent the school by serving in leadership positions within the school and in the community, representing the school
Elect a board of directors and hold them accountable for effective governance
Provide responsible, capable and ethical administration
Maintain a healthy brand and communicate it for the purpose of developing relationships
Maintain accountability for finances and financial reporting
Develop financial, in-kind, and volunteer resources that support the school’s administration and mission
Maintain healthy and involved alumni organization
Develop Eagle Nation as a tight-knit school community that loves fiercely, serves each other well, celebrates together and maintains a deep since of loyalty and support for the school and its mission
Develop and maintain key community relationships
Maintain facilities in a manner that is keeping with brand
Maintain accountability in keeping with accomplishing the stated mission and all areas of implementation
We ask the parent's to take a significant role in the partnership by being knowledgeable about the mission, the vision, the statement of faith, the school’s role and to agree to work together in a cooperative manner to accomplish these goals.
Help your child achieve excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities by remaining knowledgeable about your child’s academic activities, homework, progress, grades, and accomplishments
Reinforce academics at home, as needed, by checking homework, discussing and reinforcing subject matter, and ensuring the student does his/her own work
Work with both the child and his/her teacher when the student fails to perform well.
Collaborate with teachers to help develop the child’s grit, perseverance, character, critical thinking, and/or changes priorities or strategies, thus learning the foundation of long-term success.
Ensure your child is physically ready to learn (well-rested, well-nourished, etc.)
Develop healthy respect for authority, the classroom environment, and school property
Ensure your child is in regular attendance and on time, thereby making school a priority
Attend Eagle Nation performances, competitions, exhibits, field trips and other academic activities
Teach commitment, responsibility and dependability
Support the teacher and administration when consequences are imposed for failing to meet an established standard.
Support the integration of the Bible as a guide to our Biblical Worldview which permeates all academic subjects
Biblical Life Application:
Read and agree with the school’s Statement of Faith, respecting denominational and doctrinal differences taught at home and at church
Model and encourage a close relationship with Christ and Christian character
Reinforce the development of a child’s faith by drawing connections between relationship with Christ, knowledge, spiritual truths, character, wisdom, and life choices
Live as peacemakers among the Eagle Nation community by modeling respect, conflict resolution, discretion, and self-control
Model and support your child’s sensitivity be influenced by the Holy Spirit to produce in them love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control
Exhibit Christian character at home, in the community, on the job, at school, at all school activities, and competitions
Attend a church and participate in its ministries and Christian community
Where two parents reside in the household, they must be a legally married man and woman
Support the school, its mission and community through regular prayer
Develop your child’s Christian character through encouragement, consequences and the teaching of traits that are worthy of respect: honesty, integrity, dependability, respectful attitude, humble, thoughtful, kind, helpful, seekers of truth, merciful, peacemakers, pure in heart, initiative, responsible, encourager, strong and wise. These qualities and traits will be displayed through his/her choices at school and in his/her social lives as they move toward and into adulthood.
Support and develop the student’s understanding that leadership is influence, and we are called as Christians to influence our world through our Christian character, our service and our faith.
Support the school when consequences are administered to help develop Christian character.
Encourage your child to push past unhealthy limits, and risk both success and failure so that they will develop confidence, grit, wisdom and tenacity, and an understanding of human dynamics
Support the integration of your child’s faith into his/her decision-making
Be knowledgeable of the student handbook and support its content and policies
Become knowledgeable of the policies and activities of the school board, and support them and their decisions as governing representatives
Support the policies and decisions of our administration and faculty
Support the financial health of the organization by adhering to your financial obligations in a timely manner and by assisting with fund-raising that supports the school and student activities.
Volunteer to support your child’s teacher, school organizations, extra-curricular activities and other activities as needed.
Grant permission for the use and reproduction of any and all photographs or videos of my children or family taken by any person authorized by GCS, for purposes that are in keeping with the school’s mission, promotion or organizational health.
Become an active member of the corporate body of Greenville Christian School and Eagle Nation.