Upper School

Portrait of a Graduate

Academic Excellence

List of 4 items.

  • Colleges / University Acceptance

    Students apply to and are accepted at 4-year colleges or universities.
  • The 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning

    Students know the 4 Cs of 21st century learning: critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communicating.
  • Research & Analysis

    Students are able to conduct research with reliable sources, solve problems, develop an academic voice, and apply constructive feedback.
  • Understanding & Relationships

    Students understand, not just memorize, reason and analyze, manage time, and build relationships.

Spiritual Growth

List of 4 items.

  • Communication & Empathy

    Students communicate effectively and respectfully, showing compassion and empathy
  • Relationship with Christ

    Students have a personal relationship with Christ and demonstrate that in words and actions.
  • Biblical Worldview

    Students are able to articulate and defend a Biblical worldview.
  • Service

    Students have a heart for service and show love and consideration for others.

Lifelong Love & Desire for Learning

List of 4 items.

  • Beyond MBCA

    Students seek post-graduate degrees and choose a career that encourages continued growth and advancement
  • Ask Questions, Seek Solutions

    Students ask questions, seek answers and solutions, and use learning for self-improvement, not just to attain a grade. 
  • Passions & Interests

    Students know their passions and interests, and are self-motivated to pursue them.
  • Open-Minded

    Students are open-minded, curious, and willing to take risks.