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Middle School

Welcome to Middle School

Middle school is a critical time for students as they embark on a journey of self-discovery and skill-building, gaining independence along the way.

Our dedicated teachers and staff are passionate about building relationships with students and meeting them where they are. We place special emphasis on moral education and guiding students to develop a deep understanding of their place in God's story unfolding here on earth. This creates an unparalleled environment for middle school students to thrive and grow.

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A Letter from the Middle School Principal

Jesus Christ remains at the center of all that we do. Departments focus on the integration of God’s word in each academic course and co-curricular activity. We treat each student as if this year is the one year that we have them; therefore, we attempt to make a significant impact on your child for the time that God has allowed us.
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Middle School Course Descriptions

The goal of the Bible Department is to encourage students in learning God's word, loving God's word, and living God's word in an effort to grow and strengthen our relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • 7th grade Bible - Old Testament
  • 8th grade Bible - New Testament

I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14

The English Department seeks to assist students in their discovery of God’s truth in the language of literature. Students will be empowered linguistically to succeed not only at the university level but also will receive the foundation that will enable them to serve as Christian leaders throughout the world.

  • English 7
  • English 8 
  • English 8 Honors

Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants. Deuteronomy 32:2

First, students will be guided to understand the order of the universe and realize how God reveals His order through the universal language of mathematics. Second, students will acquire a solid understanding of mathematics and the ability to apply it effectively. Third, we will strive to develop students' abilities to reason logically with analysis while strengthening their critical thinking skills. Finally, it is our desire to equip our students with the tools and strategies necessary to be lifelong learners and Christian leaders in the world.

  • 7th grade Math
  • 7th grade Pre-Algebra
  • 8th grade Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra I Honors
  • Geometry

It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out. Proverbs 25:2

The mission of the Science Department is two-fold: to lead students towards a greater understanding of God's creation through inquiry, analysis, experimentation, and mathematical manipulations; and to prepare students for success in college by utilizing state-of-the-art technology, providing differentiated learning experiences, and maintaining high expectations.

  • Science 7 - Introduction to Preparatory Science I
  • Science 8 - Introduction to Preparatory Science II
  • Science 8 Honors - Introduction to Preparatory Science II

Speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Him who is the head, that is, Christ. From Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Ephesians 4:15-16

The mission of the Social Studies Department is to equip students, through critical thinking, challenging assessments, and respectful discourse, to participate in God’s global mission to love and serve the world.

  • United States History
  • Compass

God began by making one person, and from Him came all the different people who live everywhere in the world. God decided exactly when and where they must live. God wanted them to look for Him and perhaps search all around for Him and find Him, though He is not far from any of us: ‘We live in Him. We walk in Him. We are in Him’…‘For we are His children.’ Acts 17:25-28

God loves all of humanity, no matter the race, nation, language, or culture, and wants all people to be reconciled to Him. The mission of the World Language Department is to develop students’ abilities to communicate in languages other than English, to understand other cultures, and to share the word of God in those languages being in communion with the Great Commission.

  • Introduction to Chinese
  • Chinese I
  • Chinese I Honors
  • Introduction to Spanish
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish I Honors

Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. Matthew 28:18-20


The Southwest Christian School Arts Department develops an appreciation of the arts from process to product. We seek to awaken students to the God-given talents in them, educate them in the disciplines of the arts, and build on our legacy of excellence with Christ at our center.

  • 7th Grade Choir
  • 8th Grade Choir
  • Intermediate Band I
  • Intermediate Band II
  • Praise Ministries
  • 7th grade Art
  • 8th grade Art
  • 7th grade Theatre Arts
  • 8th grade Theatre Arts
  • 7th grade Introduction to Media Arts

Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. Colossians 3:16

He has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as engravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers—all of them skilled workers and designers. Exodus 35:35

The mission of Athletics is to advance the Kingdom by glorifying God through sport and competition. We feel that when athletics is kept in the right perspective, our student-athletes are allowed to develop without fear of failure and push to reach their full potential. It is without that fear, a learned push for excellence, and a heart for service that they become equipped to grow into young men and women who live fully for God in a rapidly-changing world.

  • 7th and 8th grade Athletics

Whatever you do, work at it with your whole being, for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23

  • 7th grade Introduction to Media Arts
  • Robotics

About the Principal

Leadership Spotlight

Lakeside Campus (Grades 7-8)

Phone: (817) 294-9596

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Coby Bird

Middle School Principal and Lakeside Director of Student Engagement and Leadership

2023-2024 Course Descriptions

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