K-8 Program

ACS serves children in grades K-8. Our homeroom teachers are credentialed by the State of California. ACS also utilizes as part time teachers individuals who possess the gifts, talents and resources that create a dynamic learning environment. There is a very low turnover rate in the faculty at ACS.

ACS is a very positive learning environment in which students are respected and treated with love and compassion. The school is often referred to as the “small school with the big heart”.

ACS has a wonderful reputation throughout the educational community and our students have excelled in local high schools, College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University.

Each Spring, ACS administers the CTB/McGraw Hill Terra Nova Test in grades 1-8. Our scores repeatedly indicate that ACS students achieve at a high level of achievement that ranks among the top schools of this Humboldt area.

The school utilizes the Accelerated Reading Program in grades 1-8. Our 4,000 library is up to date and exceptional for a school our size.

Our drama productions, athletic teams and tournaments, ACSI District 4 Spelling Bee, Mission Support and phonics reading program are exceptional.

ACS has a creative, exciting and challenging after-school program. It is a learning program balanced with plenty of fun and stimulating activities.

The school celebrates major school holidays including: Christmas and Easter. We emphasizes the Christian themes associated with each holiday. Our ACS School Handbook outlines a wide variety of school policies and procedures.