Oxford Hills Christian Academy is given to the task of producing graduates with a Biblical worldview evidenced by purposeful, Christ-centered living. These graduates will be prepared to pursue God’s calling through college, careers, or other vocations.
Oxford Hills Christian Academy has determined its high school graduation requirements with the intention of meeting or exceeding the requisites for college entrance.
In our goal to strive for excellence we have established high standards here at Oxford Hills Christian Academy. To receive a diploma from Oxford Hills Christian Academy, students must successfully complete four full years of high school. All graduates must pass all required courses. For those who transfer into Oxford Hills Christian Academy, we will go by the State of Maine’s minimum required courses.
Credits Required for Graduation
Bible (Discipleship) - 1 credit for each year at OHCA
English - 4 credits of Literature and 1 credit of Reading/Writing for Success
Social Studies - 4 credits (includes 1 credit U.S. History; ½ credit Maine Studies; ½ credit Government)
Mathematics - 3 credits (4 credits are strongly recommended)
Science - 2 credits (3 strongly recommended and 1 credit must be a lab science)
Health - ½ credit
Foreign Language - 2 credits (strongly recommended that they be the same language)
Fine Arts - 2 credits (2 actual years)
Physical Education - 1 credit (sports qualify)
Computer - 1 credit
Career Prep - 1 credit
Senior Advisory - ½ credit
Community Service - 20 hours for each year of high school
Course of Learning
Social Integration Based
A focus on social skills, separating from home, sustaining individual focus on tasks, introductory academics.
A focus on the acquisition of academic facts, knowledge and faith with an emphasis on rote memory.
A focus on the Interrelatedness of facts and subject with an emphasis on thinking/reasoning skills.
A focus on the proper use of knowledge and understanding with an emphasis on the implementation and articulation of thoughts through discussion, writing and presentation while preparing for life decisions and life-long learning.