Our Academics

Bethel utilizes a variety of curriculum to assist our students in becoming well rounded in their education. BCA incorporates A Beka Book, Saxon Math, Shurley English, Alpha Omega and Manhattan Virtual Academy as well as computer programmed learning activities, Bible curriculums and other resources as needed. This wide range enables Bethel to tailor a course of study for each student to ensure a solid academic foundation preparing them for life.
 
Literacy

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Science

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Writing

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Geography

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Mathematics

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Physical Education

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Grading Scale

Bethel uses Traditional and Subjective grading scales dependent on grade level and subject matter. Citizenship is assessed from student behavior, attitude, attentiveness, cooperation, effort, obedience and responsibility.

Presidential Award for Academic Excellence

This award is earned  by students who complete the academic year with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher in their core classes. It is signed by the President of the United States.

Academic Standards

Bethel's goal is to have students meet academic standards through quarterly, semester and term examinations that include oral and written tests, class projects and in other areas of performance. Students shall maintain no less than a 70% grade average in all classes according to their curriculum plan or will be placed on academic probation requiring mandatory tutoring and possible dismissal if progress is not shown.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Bethel prepares every student for higher education through their individual curriculum plan, study and life skills. Curriculum plans for students who plan to attend college will incorporate the Kansas Board of Regents recommended courses.

BCA STANDARD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 Students are required to earn 27 credits

Here are the minimum class credit requirements:

  • 4 credits - Language Arts

    • Grammar, Spelling, Composition, Penmanship and Literature

  • 4 credits - Math

    • Algebra 1,2, and/or Geometry are required

    • Consumer Math, Advanced Math (Trigonometry/Calculus) available

  • 4 credits - Science

    • Physical Science and Biology are required – Chemistry is available

    • Economics and Online elective courses may be accepted as science courses

  • 4 credits - History/Geography

    • Kansas History and U.S. Government are required

  • 2 credits - Foreign Language

    • Two years of an approved Foreign Language

  • 4 credits - Bible

    • Students will be required to have a Bible credit for each year attended

    • This credit requirement may be reviewed for transferring students.

  • 1 credit - Art

    • Student are awarded one credit per year

  • 2 credits - Fine Arts

    • Music and Drama classes required

    • Students are awarded one-half credit per semester class

  • 2 credits - Physical Education

    • Students are awarded one-half credit per year due to limited class time

    • This credit requirement may be reviewed for transferring students.

ADVANCED COLLEGE CREDIT

Bethel accepts college credits for graduation from approved institutions. Courses must be approved by the Administrator prior to enrolling in class for credit[s] to apply for graduation.

TUTORING

Tutoring is available for any student, whether they are enrolled in Bethel or not, for all subjects - excluding foreign languages. Additional fees are charged for this service.

Contact Us

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Tel: 785-242-1226

Email: bcaottawa.us@gmail.com

Address

3755 Nevada Rd.

Ottawa, KS 66067

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