Whitefield Academy desires to admit students whose parents are like-minded spiritually, who are supportive of our philosophy, objectives, and standards of education, and who meet our admissions standards. Our mission is to serve families who do not simply desire a private education, but a distinctively Christian education for their children. Families should understand that Whitefield Academy will provide students with a Bible-centered education in the Christian tradition. The mission of the teachers and administration is to inspire every student to become a mature follower of Jesus Christ.
Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ
Our expectation is that at least one of the student’s parents professes faith in Jesus Christ. We also expect that families and our staff are seeking to live under the authority of Scripture and agree with doctrine of the Christian church as summarized in the Apostles Creed. We unashamedly believe, teach, and practice a literal interpretation of the Word of God and expect our families to hold to that same standard in the home. Biblical principles are integrated into every subject taught at our school and are applied to every aspect of life. At Whitefield, we want to partner with parents in the discipleship of children.
As a parent, you agree to support the standards of the school in every area of its philosophy and policies, including academic, behavioral, spiritual, dress, moral and disciplinary policies. We recommend that you review the current Preschool Parent Student Handbook prior to your application and enrollment. We also expect that parents will support the school with prayer and a positive attitude. Complaints or negative comments are only to be shared with involved parties such as teachers and administrators. They should not be shared with students or uninvolved parties, or over social media.
Parents possess the primary role in the spiritual development of their children. Thus, parents are to model healthy church attendance before their children. The church is a blessing to believers, playing a crucial role in spiritual growth through biblical instruction and fellowship with other believers. We believe Christ calls us into a personal relationship with Him while simultaneously calling us into relationship with the body of Christ.
While we do not require a church reference for Preschool admissions, we do desire that your family is engaged in the body of Christ and in submission to a church’s leadership. One or both parents (custodial) should be a confessing Christian who regularly attends a Bible-believing, evangelical church.
After we receive an application for your child, we will schedule an interview with your family and our Preschool director. There are no academic requirements for preschool. We ask that you are working with your child on fine and gross motor skills as well as the ability to sit and listen to another adult teaching them. If your child is receiving services or has been any kind of academic, social, or behavioral diagnosis, please discuss that with the director so we can best serve your family and your child’s needs.