Village Christian School’s VELOCITY is a research-based program specially designed to meet the needs of students who repeat eighth grade. Based on studies conducted by Stanford University and other noted researchers, VELOCITY provides the opportunity and atmosphere to foster and encourage academic success and in-depth preparation for students before they enter high school. The year will seek to build leadership skills, provide academic reinforcement, and deepen understanding of eighth-grade standards, as well as develop skills in reading, writing, public speaking, and collaborative learning. Additionally, students will be encouraged to pursue a passion and have the opportunity to grow spiritually and personally before transitioning into high school.

Program Features

A full-year, full-day, cohort-based school program for students looking for a more in-depth eighth grade year to prepare them for success in high school.

Based on the beautiful 100-acre VCS campus, this innovative and research-based program includes:

  • VELOCITY Leadership (Bible Elective)
  • VELOCITY Algebra or Geometry
  • VELOCITY Eighth Grade English and Social Studies
    Inter-disciplinary in-depth look at historical movements and corresponding literature. Emphasis is on reading, writing, public speaking, and project-based learning.
  • VELOCITY Eighth Grade Science
    Outdoor education activities, physics and modern warfare, labs, and trips.
  • VELOCITY Physical Education
    Focus on speed, strength, and nutrition.
  • Fine Arts Academy offerings
  • Individualized college prep counseling

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