Model Student Outcomes

The vision of Tri-State Christian School educators is that a maturing TSCS student:

1. Understands and commits to a personal relationship with Christ and pursues ongoing spiritual development

  • understands the gospel and commits to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • knows how to effectively present the gospel to others.
  • understands and practices spiritual disciplines such as devotions, personal Bible study, and prayer.
  • understands and pursues spiritual maturity and a deepening dependence upon the Holy Spirit.
  • is involved in a local church.

2. Understands and articulates a biblical worldview and operates from that perspective in the world

  • understands the Bible as the inerrant Word of God emphasizing its central importance as the rule of faith and practice.
  • develops, articulates, and defends a biblical worldview.
  • demonstrates application and relevance of a biblical worldview to daily decision making.
  • knows and is able to articulate the differences between Christianity and other worldviews.
  • knows how to dialog effectively with those who hold other worldviews.

3. Is academically prepared in all areas (reading, writing, listening, speaking, science, math, social studies, languages, Bible, technology, and the arts)

  • is a creative and critical thinker who can apply learning to solve real world problems.
  • utilizes technology responsibly and effectively.
  • can appropriately access and use various types of information resources.
  • appreciates and/or participates in the arts and literature.
  • demonstrates academic competence which is required for next level of academic pursuit.
  • communicates effectively in both verbal and written forms.
  • knows the Bible in concept and through memorization.
  • understands and maintains the Christian heritage of our country.

4. Develops moral integrity, demonstrated by righteous living and stewardship

  • makes choices based on biblical principles.
  • respects human life.
  • lives according to biblical standards in family and personal relationships.
  • is a wise steward in use of personal, financial, and natural resources.
  • understands that he or she has civic responsibilities and that government is ordained by God.

5. Is able to relate well and work well with others, including other cultures and respects the worth of every individual as made in God’s image

  • can explain being created in the image of God.
  • is willing to respect and submit to authority.
  • respects individual differences, valuing each person as God’s creation.
  • able to work both independently and cooperatively.
  • can understand and appreciate people of different cultures.

6. Is a lifelong learner, prepared for the next stage, including intellectual, spiritual, physical, social, and emotional health

  • pursues ongoing learning as it relates to next stage, including careers.
  • applies learning to healthy choices affecting lifestyle.
  • develops a love for learning.
  • recognizes the spiritual implications of acting upon one’s learning.

7. Is a servant leader, prepared and motivated for lifelong service and involvement in missions, knows and applies spiritual giftedness

  • can articulate the biblical mandate for service and missions, including responsibility to the poor and lost.
  • participates in service experiences.
  • understands missions from personal experience or from personal exposure to the message/impact of missions.
  • develops leadership skills.
  • understands and utilizes spiritual gifts.
  • identifies personal strengths and talents.
  • applies gifts in leadership/service.
  • works within the body of Christ according to the variety of gifts in the body.