Our philosophy of education is two pronged. The University Model is our structure of education. The Classical Method is our approach to education.
University-Model Schooling® (UMS) was developed as a result of two guiding concerns: to offer students the opportunity to acquire a high degree of academic achievement and to preserve and strengthen the God-ordained family relationships in which the Christian faith is most effectively fostered. The structure in which these two concerns are brought together, University-Model Schooling®, provides an academically challenging education while integrating the home and school in the common goal of discipling children.
Classical education is a return to “the point at which education began to lose sight of its true object” (Douglas Wilson, Repairing the Ruins); equipping young people with the tools to learn and think. It is firmly rooted in the traditions of Western culture, and draws upon educational methods which were employed at a time when Christ and Christianity were the center and foundation of all learning.