HIS Kids Christian School Information:

MISSION STATEMENT:

HIS Kids Christian School is a ministry of Summit Presbyterian Church.  Our purpose is to educate children and guide them to Jesus Christ through an academically challenging Bible-rich curriculum.  We desire to see children develop in a balanced way – spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially, just as Jesus did.

“Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.”
~  Luke 2:52

 

Why HIS Kids?

At HIS Kids Christian School, our staff is equipped to address the many areas developing in a child’s life.  Our teachers enhance children’s spiritual development in an intentional and nurturing manner.  Academics are taken seriously while including God within all areas of study.  Cultivation a worldview in which God has His rightful place, we look to the Bible for guidance in answering life’s big questions.  We want to see all our students reach their God-given potential by helping to develop their unique skills and talents.

 

 

BRIEF HISTORY:

 

MAP & DIRECTIONS:

Found on the ‘Contact Us’ page


BUSING:

Busing to HIS Kids is provided for Kindergarten through 6th grade students.  Busing is available in  Butler, Freeport, Karnes City, Mars, Seneca Valley, Slippery Rock, and South Butler school districts free of charge.

 

SCHOOL TIMES:

Elementary:  Kindergarten – 6th Grade

        8:15 am – 3:00 pm

2 Day Preschool:  Tuesdays & Thursdays

      Morning Session:  9:30 am – 11:45 am

      Afternoon Session:  12:30 pm – 2:45pm

3 Day Preschool:  Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

      Morning Session:  9:30am – 11:45 am

      Afternoon Session:  12:30 pm – 2:45pm

 

CLASSES AVAILABLE:

Elementary – Full Day Kindergarten, 1st – 6th Grade
4 and 5 Year Old Preschool Class (3 Day Preschool)

We utilize the ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) Curriculum for 4 – 5 year old Preschoolers.  The series teaches basic skills in phonics, reading readiness, listening skills and math.  We also use the Peterson Handwriting series for teaching writing skills. Once per week the class goes to our certified Music teacher for music class.  Also, we visit our school library every week.  We are getting this age group ready for the following year of kindergarten.

** Children must be age 4 by September 1st.  Classes are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  We have 2 sessions.  Morning classes are held from 9:30 am to 11:45 am.  Our afternoon classes are held from 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm.

3 and 4 Year Old Preschool Class (2 Day Preschool)

This is an introduction to the basic skills for recognizing letters, sound, shapes, numbers, and colors.  We use Bible stories and songs along with many other books to promote literacy and reading readiness.  This class helps children with socialization and learning to follow directions in a classroom setting.  Once a week the class goes to our certified music c teacher for music class and we visit our school library each week.  It is our hope that our youngest learners will start out enjoying school by having fun while learning.

**Children must be age 3 by September 1st.  Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday.  We have 2 sessions.  Morning classes are held from 9:30 am to 11:45 am .  Our afternoon classes are held from 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm.

HIS Little Kids (2 and 3 year olds)

This is an 8-week class designed just for 2-3 year olds and an accompanying adult.  HIS Little Kids meets on Fridays during a Fall and a Spring session. This class consists of Bible stories, music, movement activities, and snack time.  Our full time music teacher, leads this class.

 

CURRICULUM:

  • Reading, Spelling, Language Arts – Harcourt
  • Math, Science, Bible – ACSI (Association of Christian Schools, International)
  • Social Studies – Houghton-Mifflin
Curriculum is something that we evaluate frequently to make sure our students get what they need for future success.


YMCA EARLY CARE AND SCHOOL AGE CENTER:

The YMCA is located in HIS Kids Christian School.  Day care is available before and after school.  The day care walks the children to their class in the morning for school and HIS Kids staff, walk them back to the day care at the end of the day.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the YMCA Child Care at 724-352-8810.

 

 

Testimonials

What are students saying?
Kindergartners

‘I love HIS Kids Christian School because…

I love Jesus’ – Emmett

its perfect.’ – Raylan

[my teacher] teaches us about God’ – Luke

[my teacher] teaches us about calendar’ – Jadyn

[my teacher] teaches us Bible’ – Kevin

because of gym’ – Dannica

I like to learn’ – Elizabeth

of playing in the gym’ – Kayci

we play games’ – Elijah

learning is fun with papers’ – Brody

 

3rd Graders

‘learning about God, going to computer class, smaller classes’ – Mia B.

‘making friends, going to chapel, and singing’ – Willow

‘worshiping God at school, having smaller classes, knowing everyone, closer friends’ – Ryan

‘awesome teachers’ – Mia G.

‘making more friends, learning math better’ – Evyn

‘teachers that do fun things, learned CPR’ – Abby

‘learning science because I want to be an inventor’ – Cynthia