Life in the Upper School is vibrant and engaging for students and faculty alike.Ship Academy uses a wide variety of curriculum publishers to obtain the very best curriculum possible for our students. All curriculum is taught from a Christian perspective to help students obtain a biblical worldview found in the word of God. Discussions that start in classrooms often continue into the hallways and fill the school with energy every day. Students seek challenges in a range of disciplines and activities. The classroom is the heart of the Upper School. These young adults are encouraged, supported and challenged every day. Students immerse themselves in scholarship, think critically, and exchange ideas. The Upper School provides a challenging academic environment that fosters an active faith in God and promotes social awareness, all within a strong community that supports and nurtures each student’s potential to go out into the world and find her place.
Intellectual values, personal integrity and a spirit of community are the foundation of education in the Upper School.
Ship places a strong emphasis on thinking and writing, developing reasoning and problem-solving skills, and cultivating creativity and discipline in self-expression. Collaborative work, library and research skills, proper use of technology and media literacy are strongly integrated into all classes.
Our committed faculty members are dedicated to each student’s success, with faculty advisors ensuring each student is supported in choosing and managing an appropriate balance of courses and elective activities.
2018-2019 Curriculum Guide