Those who have come through Dayspring Christian Academy acknowledge that it is different than other Christian schools. That is because of the Principle Approach, the method of education we use at Dayspring. The school is now in its 30th year and was founded by Headmaster Dr. Michael Myers. Here, he describes why he founded Dayspring:
“As a former public school teacher, I was surprised—even shocked—to discover that America has a Christian history. I realized that God had entrusted America’s Founding Fathers with demonstrating to the world what it would look like if we took biblical Christian principles and applied them to the civil realm. The beauty of the Principle Approach is that it begins with hearts submitted to the lordship of Jesus Christ. From there, it extends outward to affect the family, the church, and the civil government. With this perspective, students learn to think and reason from biblical principles and apply them to every area of life.”
Nearly 50% of Dayspring faculty have advanced degrees.
Orations are a hallmark of a Dayspring education. Our students begin writing orations in second grade and presenting them in third grade. Through the oration process, students learn to think and reason from biblical principles to defend their positions and their faith in writing and in speech. This process continues through 11th grade and culminates in students’ senior year when they write a 20-page thesis and defend it for faculty, staff, and peers. A Dayspring Christian Academy education teaches students how to think not what to learn.
The average SAT score for the class of 2017 is 1185. The National average is 1000.
The Principle Approach® teaches students to reason from biblical truth and principles and to make application to every area of life. Every class at Dayspring Christian Academy begins with God’s Word.Learn More
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