Expected Student Outcomes

When the mission of Dream City Christian School is carried out, we expect to see the following measurable standards and/or changes in our students:

SPIRITUAL FORMATION

  1. Have a growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

  2. Know, understand, and apply God’s Word.

  3. Engage in spiritual disciplines of prayer, Bible study, Scripture memory, worship and service.

  4. Personally respond to carrying out the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20) locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive manner.

  5. Are empowered by the Holy Spirit and pursue a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness and love.

ACADEMIC/INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. Are well prepared in all academic disciplines, and are skilled in reading, writing, speaking, listening and thinking.

  2. Are proficient in mathematics, science and problem solving.

  3. Have knowledge and understanding of people, events and movements in history (including church history) and the cultures of other peoples and places.

  4. Appreciate literature and the arts and understand how they express and shape their beliefs and values.

  5. Have a critical appreciation of languages and cultures of other peoples, dispelling prejudice, promoting harmony, and encouraging biblical hospitality for others.

  6. Are committed to lifelong learning.

BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW DEVELOPMENT

  1. Can articulate, defend, and live their Biblical worldview while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews.

  2. Possess skills to defend their faith.

  3. Are good stewards of their finances, time (including discretionary time), talents, treasures and all other resources which are all given back to God in a way that adds value to the kingdom.

  4. Understand the worth of every human being as created in the image of God, and treat people with respect, dignity, grace and truth.

  5. Understand that work has dignity as an expression of the nature of God and that any work done as unto the Lord is an act of worship.

  6. Understand that all thoughts and choices have consequences; some positive, some negative.

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

  1. Have the ability and desire to investigate and find information and answers to questions on their own.

  2. Know how to utilize resources including technology to find, analyze, and evaluate information.

  3. Respect, and relate appropriately with integrity to the people with whom they work, play, and live.

  4. Have the ability to present ideas and research in visual and/or auditory format with clarity and quality.

  5. Treat their bodies as the temple of the Holy Spirit through decisions about nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle.