The Preschool and Kindergarten Experience
MCA provides both half-day and full-day preschool learning experience that consists of a strong phonics-based instruction that is introduced to the three and four year old children. The preschool program is structured in a way that emphasizes readiness skills and a hands-on approach to learning. Children learn by doing. By the end of their school year, most four year olds are able to read words and phrases. Students must have turned 4 by September 1st to be accepted into K4 program.
The kindergarten program accepts students who are five years of age by September 1st. MCA provides a full day of kindergarten learning experience consisting of a strong phonics-based instruction that is mastered during the year. Although this program is somewhat structured, it still offers flexibility and stimulating hands-on experiences.
The Elementary Program
The elementary program at MCA emphasizes spiritual precepts, character building, and skills/concepts necessary to academic advancement. Yearly national scores on the Stanford Achievement Test demonstrate that our students score anywhere from 1 - 3 years above national norms. Students entering first grade must be able to read.