At Alpine Academy of Rockford, we understand that parents want what’s best for their children. This is why our certified teachers in Rockford, IL go the extra mile to give our students an all-encompassing Christian education and a wonderful learning experience. We focus on strengthening their faith, bringing them closer to their families, and guiding them to have a successful future.
Our school offers a well-rounded curriculum for each grade level from preschool to sixth grade. With our exceptional academic programs and teaching methods, you can count on us to help your child develop into a creative and critical thinker.
Our academics are focused on a strong core curriculum in reading, language arts, mathematics, science, religion, and social studies. Furthermore, special programs in the Spanish language, physical education, music, fine arts, computers, and library are also provided.
Below is an overview of the curriculum we offer for kindergarten through sixth grade.
The Harcourt reading series is used in conjunction with novels and trade books
Grouped according to needs assessment
Whole language concept in relation to language arts and reading development
Maintenance of basic skills and phonics as a necessary ingredient of the total program
Evaluation of grouping and movement according to progress
Use of the community as a social studies laboratory
Field trips enhance the social studies curriculum
Physical Education, Music, Art, and Spanish
Specialists teach and direct the programs of physical education, music, art, and Spanish
A music program with an emphasis on culture and religion
Orchestra lessons start at third grade
Band lessons start at fourth grade
The art curriculum provides experiences in all types of art media and methods; both two- and three-dimensional, including a variety of different instruments in painting and various materials, are offered
Physical education emphasizes the development of the whole body through physical enrichment of our bodies
Spanish lessons begin in the preschool program and continue through sixth grade
Religion classes are taught each day
Chapel for the whole school is at 2:15 p.m. each Tuesday; guests are always welcome to attend
Religion is a Bible-based curriculum with an emphasis on everyday life applications
Sharing in the community and in school is an integral part of the development of Christian values
A fully equipped library and Internet computer center are the main focus point of our school
Our librarian and computer teacher will teach students per their individual needs or in small groups
The computer center is equipped with modern, Internet-accessible computers
Students use the computer center at least twice each week
Internet-accessible computer centers have also been developed within each classroom
Come and Visit Us
Every Thursday, we have an open house. We invite you to drop by if you wish to look around our facilities and observe how our teachers interact with our students. You will see that we have created a secure and welcoming environment wherein children can safely study, play, and socialize with their peers. We are excited to have you over!
Allow our compassionate teachers to help you in educating and molding your child. To learn more about our curriculum, contact us today at 815-227-8894.