Connect Academy uses the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) system. The ACE Curriculum is a mastery-based, independent study program where each student is dealt with on an individual basis. Upon acceptance to Connect Academy, each student is given a diagnostic test which will determine learning gaps and student performance levels within the different subject levels.
Chromebooks are available to each student for use throughout the day for supplemental classes such as Khan Academy, Everfi, Conversational Spanish, etc. Throughout the year students work at their own rate of comprehension, however, a complete year of work must be completed before students are promoted to the next grade level.
The grading system of our school is designed to give parents a true indication of the student's progress or lack thereof
94%-100% = A
88%-93% = B
85%-87% = C
Grades are based on successfully completed PACE's. Students will be promoted upon the completion of one year's work.
Our curriculum is a mastery-based system, which means a grade of at least an 85% must be received on a test before a student can advance in his level. There are 5 main subjects in each grade level. Each subject is divided into 12 bite-sized workbooks, called PACEs. The PACE is divided into 3 parts: work area, checkup (section quiz), and self-test (pre-test). Work in PACEs is done only in pencil. Students are responsible for scoring and correcting their own work. PACEs are private property and are not to be shared among students.
Taking a Test
After a PACE is completed, scored, studied, and a passing grade is received on the self-test; the student will test the following morning.
**Visit aceministries.com/curriculum for more about our curriculum.
Connect Academy has partnered with Liberty University to provide an accredited education for your high school student, which includes offering a carefully crafted, effective curriculum and having faculty who are qualified to teach in their field of study.
Liberty University Courses
Curriculum is text-based and filled with multimedia elements to keep students engaged with the material they are learning, including virtual flashcards, educational games, interactive maps and informative videos. All of these features were created with the goal of helping our students retain information while enjoying the learning process!
Dual Enrollment Courses
Liberty University offers courses that will give your 11th-12th grader opportunity to earn college credits. Each Dual Enrollment course provides half a credit toward a high school diploma and between 1-4 credits toward a college degree. Several different Dual Enrollment track are offered, so our students can pick the one that best suits their goals. Whether they want to earn a full associate degree or just take a few courses, we have a path for them.