Middle School Academics

Preparing for High School and beyond

At TCA we strive to create a “meaningful middle” that helps enable our students to find success in every facet of their school experience–academics, extracurricular activities, and their relationships with peers and adults. In our challenging yet attainable curriculum, students will find opportunities for service and leadership that foster their growth in personal responsibility, encourage cultivation of their unique God-given gifts and help them learn how to care for others.

The middle school years are vitally important for educational and spiritual growth. Our goal for students leaving the eighth grade is that they would be fully prepared for the rigor of high school and beyond. We partner with parents like you to help shape the emotional, spiritual and intellectual growth of middle school students to be young Champions for Christ.

The Middle School Experience

  • Introductory Lion Prep course for all 6th grade students to help with Middle School transition
  • Intentional focus on Writing, Language Arts, and critical thinking
  • Honors track beginning in 7th grade
  • 1:1 student to Google Chromebook ratio for technology integration in each classroom
  • Bible course offerings for all Middle School students
  • Foreign language course in Spanish for all 8th grade students
  • Weekly Middle School chapel service with student-led worship
  • REACH program available with dedicated teachers to assist with diagnosed learning differences
  • Middle School small groups led by faculty for mentoring, discipleship, & service opportunities
  • Online access to grades and assignments for parents and students
  • Coding, STEM, and Robotics course offerings available

Some Extracurricular Opportunities and Special Highlights

  • 6th Grade Huntsville Space Center Trip
  • 7th Grade Creation Museum Trip
  • 8th Grade Washington DC Trip
  • Student Ambassadors
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Sport Offerings: Football, Basketball Golf, Tennis, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Track, and Cross Country
  • Competitive Robotics Club
  • All Northwest Junior Honor Choir
  • Middle School Praise Band