Curriculum

Electives

Enlightium Academy understands that students need a diverse curriculum—one that goes beyond the basics—to succeed in today's world.

Ignitia's electives were developed to provide a diverse slate of rigorous online courses that today's families expect from an academic environment. From practical courses including business computer information systems and physical fitness to college preparatory courses such as Personal Financial Literacy and world languages, students can fill out their schedules with courses that appeal to them and meet the needs they require for their future.

The intuitive, easy-to-use interface supports digital literacy with interactive lessons available online anytime. With unsurpassed administrative controls, teachers customize courses to accommodate differentiated learning, plan in advance with progressive scheduling and calendar options, and easily create data-rich reports with advanced filtering functions. With Enlightium Academy, students benefit from the latest digital technology available in the Christian market that holds true to traditional values founded on faith.

Please note that some world language courses may have an additional fee depending on your tuition support package.

Electives by Grade Level

Elementary School Electives

Electives

Health Quest*

1 semester // Grades 4-7

This introduction to health basics focuses on topics such as personal health, wellness, and safety.

Offline Elective

Offline Elective*

1 semester - 1 year // Grades PreK-12

Offline electives are electives that are not taken on a computer. Offline electives may include Physical Education, Fine Arts, Etc. 

Premium Electives

Creative Kids Acting**

1 semester-1 year // Grades K4-12

Designed for the students to have exciting adventures in creativity, build confidence, stretch the imagination, and develop reading and memorization skills.

Gifted Program**

1 semester-1 year // Grades 3-8

One-on-one mentoring, evidence-based practices, specialized instruction, and project-based curriculum are designed to enhance higher-level thinking.

Online Music Lessons**

1 semester-1 year // Grades K-12

Care2Rock offers virtual music lessons for 100+ instruments during which your student will meet one-on-one with experienced music teachers.

Premium World Languages

Elementary School Chinese I**

1 year // Grades 3-5

This immersive Chinese course provides a fun and interactive introduction to the Chinese language.

Elementary School French I**

1 year // Grades 3-5

This immersive French course provides a fun and interactive introduction to the French language.

Elementary School French II**

1 year // Grades 3-5

This continuing French course focuses on an authentic story, myth or legend from various French-speaking cultures.

Elementary School German I**

1 year // Grades 3-5

This immersive German course provides a fun and interactive introduction to the German language.

Elementary School Spanish I**

1 year // Grades 3-5

This immersive Spanish course provides a fun and interactive introduction to the Spanish language.

Elementary School Spanish II**

1 year // Grades 3-5

This continuing Spanish course focuses on an authentic story, myth or legend from various Spanish-speaking cultures.

*If enrolling in this course brings the credit amount above the full-time credit allotment, an additional cost may apply depending on the student’s tuition package.
**Premium elective course; additional fees may apply.

Middle School Electives

Career & Technical

Career Exploration I

1 semester // Grades 7-8

Examine work, lifestyle, and career options before entering high school.

Career Exploration II

1 semester // Grades 7-8

Introduction to five technology-related career fields.

Career Exploration III

1 semester // Grades 7-8

Explore more technology-related career fields.

HIGH SCHOOL COURSES

Students in grade 8 can take the following high school courses per counselor approval:

Algebra I

1 credit – also available as an Honor course
Typically taken in Grade 9

Students explore concepts that include graphing linear, quadratic, and polynomial functions.

American Sign Language^

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Students are introduced to vocabulary and simple sentences so that they can start communicating right away.

High School Natural Sciences

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Students learn about nuclear energy, Earth’s surface, constellations, oceanography, astronomy, and the future of science.

High School French I

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Expand global awareness and digital literacy with the exploration of French language and culture.

High School French I Competency^

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Provides an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

High School German I Competency^

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Provides an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

High School Spanish I

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Introduce students to this exciting world language with this year-long, interactive, introductory Spanish course.

High School Spanish I Competency^

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Provides an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

Keyboarding and Applications

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Practice proper keyboarding techniques; increasing speed and accuracy over time.

Physical Science Lab

1 credit
Typically taken in Grade 9

Students study atoms and molecules, energy, nutrition and health, electricity and magnetism, and force from a Christian worldview.

World Geography

0.5 credit // Typically taken in Grade 9

Students will travel to every continent to learn about the land and its people.

Offline Elective

Offline Elective

1 semester - 1 year // Grades PreK-12

Offline electives are electives that are not taken on a computer. Offline electives may include Physical Education, Fine Arts, Etc. 

Personal Pathway

Personal Financial Literacy

0.5 credit // Grades 7-12

Students learn to build a solid foundation for future finances, including life skills such as budgeting and investing.

State History

1 semester // 0.5 credit
Grades 7-12

Make history come alive through this exploration of the cultural tides and events that have shaped your state.

Physical Education

Health Quest

1 semester // Grades 4-7

This introduction to health basics focuses on topics such as personal health, wellness, and safety.

Premium Electives

Creative Kids Acting^

1 semester-1 year // Grades K4-12

Designed for the students to have exciting adventures in creativity, build confidence, stretch the imagination, and develop reading and memorization skills.

Gifted Program^

1 semester-1 year // Grades 3-8

One-on-one mentoring, evidence-based practices, specialized instruction, and project-based curriculum are designed to enhance higher-level thinking.

Online Music Lessons^

1 semester-1 year // Grades K-12

Care2Rock offers virtual music lessons for 100+ instruments during which your student will meet one-on-one with experienced music teachers.

Premium World Languages

Middle School Chinese I^

1 year // Grades 6-8

Introduction to Mandarin, focusing on the four key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Middle School Chinese II^

1 year // Grades 6-8

Chinese characters and pinyin are explored with specific practices to help students learn the characters.

Middle School French I^

1 year // Grades 6-8

Introduction to French, focusing on the four key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Middle School French II^

1 year // Grades 6-8

This French course represents an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

Middle School German I^

1 year // Grades 6-8

Introduction to German, focusing on the four key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Middle School German II^

1 year // Grades 6-8

Provides new reading and listening comprehension activities, multicultural presentations, and much more.

Middle School Latin I^

1 year // Grades 6-8

Learn Latin through ancient, time-honored classical language approaches, including: repetition, parsing and much more.

Middle School Latin II^

1 year // Grades 6-8

Engage with authentic classical Latin through weekly encounters with ancient passages from Virgil and many more.

Middle School Spanish I^

1 year // Grades 6-8

This immersive Spanish course provides a fun and interactive introduction to the Spanish language.

Middle School Spanish II^

1 year // Grades 6-8

This continuing Spanish course focuses on an authentic story, myth or legend from various Spanish-speaking cultures.

^Premium elective course; additional fees may apply.

Middle school students can enroll in five core courses and, at no additional charge, either:

  • A one-year standard elective course, or
  • Up to two one-semester standard elective courses

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