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Accreditation

 

The King's Academy is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancED.

TKA has been a  member of the South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) since 1991.

We are proud of the findings of the accreditation review. The full report is available in the head of school office.

You may visit the SCISA website at www.scisa.org.

You may visit the ACSI website at www.acsi.org.

Click here to view our School Profile

 

Grading        

                                 

The King's Academy has adopted the State of South Carolina's Uniform Grading Policy. An average of points is used in determining grade point averages. Grades earned in all classes are used to compute GPA's that appear on the transcript. 

Grading Scale 
A - 90 - 100 
B - 80 - 89 
C - 70 - 79
D - 60 - 69 
F - 0 - 59

 

Graduation Requirements

 

To be eligible to graduate from The King's Academy, a student must earn 24 units consisting of academic credits, elective credits, and a Bible credit for each year a student attends TKA.
In the Math and English departments, students have the option of enrolling in either the college prep track or the honors track.

Following are the academic courses a student must have to graduate.

ENGLISH - 4 UNITS

  • Enlish I, II, III, IV, AP English Literature

MATH - 4 UNITS

  • Algebra I & II
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus, Calculus, AP Calculus
  • Financial Algebra
  • Statistics

SCIENCE - 4 UNITS

  • Pysical Science (only non-lab)
  • Biology I & II
  • Chemistry I & II
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Physics
  • Environmental Science

SOCIAL SCIENCE - 3 UNITS

  • Ancient World History
  • Modern World History
  • US History
  • Government/Economics

FOREIGN LANGUAGE - 2 UNITS

  • Spanish I, II, III

COMPUTER SCIENCE - 1 UNIT

  • Required

PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH - 1 UNIT

  • Physical Education
  • Weight Training

BIBLE - 1-4 UNITS

  • Depending on years of attendance

FINE ARTS - 1 UNIT

  • Speech (typically taken in 9th grade)

ELECTIVES - 2-4 UNITS

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Yearbook
  • Teacher Cadet
  • Youth in Government
  • SAT Prep
  • Life Skills
  • Leadership
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Chorus
  • Praise Band
  • Dual Enrollment courses through FMU on TKA's campus

 

General Diploma 

                                      

See Discovery Webpage for information about this optional avenue to graduation.

 

Testing

 

All applicants to the kindergarten program are given a Kindergarten Readiness Test. All applicants to first grade are given a School Readiness Test. Students in grades 1-8 take the TerraNova 3. Additionally, students in 3rd, 5th, and 7th grades take the Abiltiy Test associated with the TerraNova 3. These tests serve to strengthen our curriculum and meet each student’s individual needs. 

Kindergarten students take the Metropolitan Readiness Test in the spring to determine readiness for first grade.

In the high school, the PSAT is administered to 8th graders taking honors classes, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. 

 

Student Records Request and Replacement Diplomas

The Office of College Counseling processes requests for student transcripts, verification of graduation and requests for replacement diplomas. Please allow up to 5 business days for requests to be processed. To place your request, please go through our Scrib ordering site here. https://tkasc.scriborder.com/