Elementary Program

TCA provides a variety of learning opportunities for students in grades Pre-K through 5.  With smaller class sizes and engaging enrichment courses, TCA elementary students begin their school career with a well-rounded curriculum that will allow them to flourish as they continue through their education.

Class Sizes and Times
Pre-K - 2 half-day class of Monday through Friday

Kindergarten - 2 full-day class

1st through 5th grade - 2 classes in each grade


Pre-K - 14 students per class

Kindergarten through 2nd grade - 18 students per class

3rd, 4th and 5th grade - 20 students per class


Pre-K:  8:20 am -12:30 pm

Optional Stay and Grow for Pre-K until 3:05
Kindergarten: 8:20 am - 3:05 pm

1st through 5th grade:  8:20 am - 3:15 pm


Early Bird (before school care)- students may be dropped off at the Eagle Gym at 7:30 am. At 8:10, Early Bird teachers will walk students to class. (Cost $1.00 per day)
Eagle's Nest (after school care)- students go to the Eagle's Nest room after school. Childcare workers are available to watch students, prepare snack, provide activities and help with homework until 6:00 pm. (cost $12.00 per day for "drop in" students/ $10.00 per day for registered students) 



Grades Pre-K through 5 have weekly chapel on Tuesday mornings.  Grades Pre-K through 1st attends chapel from 8:30 - 9:00 am, and grades 2 through 5 attends from 9:10 - 9:40 am. 


Throughout the year, each class receives the opportunity to lead chapel for their peers.  The class works together to present songs and/or a skit.  It is a wonderful experience for the children to take an integral part in worship.  Parents are always welcomed to chapel!
Reading/Language: Bob Jones University
Math: Abeka
History: Abeka
Science: Purposeful Design (ACSI) and Positive Action
Spelling: Purposeful Design (ACSI)
Handwriting: Purposeful Design (ACSI)
Bible: Purposeful Design (ACSI) and Positive Action
Enrichment courses 
All students from Pre-K through 5th grade can enjoy enrichment courses throughout their school day.  Pre-K classes have each enrichment class one time a week.  Kindergarten through 5th grade classes have each enrichment class two times a week.  The enrichment courses are:
  • Spanish
  • Music
  • Computer
  • Library
  • Art
  • PE

 Academic Fairs


History Fair (1st through 6th grade)

Spelling Bee (3rd through 8th grade)

Speech Meet (1st through 6th grade)

Science Fair (1st through 6th grade)

Art Festival (K through 6th grade)

Young Authors (1st through 6th grade)