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Middle School Overview

Delaware Christian Middle School is an engaging place of learning, caring for each other, and growing in Christ. Our staff works as a team to provide a strong foundation for students in their academic and spiritual development as they transition toward high school. In addition to strong academics, students are provided a variety of opportunities through their years in the Middle School:

  • spiritual retreats
  • geography bee
  • spelling bee
  • math olympics
  • sporting events
  • yearly class trips
  • school musicals
  • Art
  • Phys. Ed.
  • Orchestra
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Spanish and other electives


Bible: This curriculum shows students how Biblical principles apply to everyday life. In a world where a basic knowledge and understanding of the Bible can be difficult to understand, this class will be a tool to help individuals gain perspective of God’s Word.

English: This curriculum contains a focus of the writing process, literary elements, original expression, and vocabulary enhancement. Students discover and compose narrative, descriptive, compare and contrast, expository, and persuasive essays along with frequent informal writing on a variety of topics. The students explore a wide range of literature through a Biblical worldview including historical nonfiction, young adult fiction, and classic short stories.

Health: This curriculum is presented from a Biblical worldview and assists in developing a healthy approach in dealing with life situations. Spiritual, mental, physical health and wellness are covered, along with community and preventative health as a believer in Christ. Students are taught the body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, and Christians are responsible for maintaining it as a faithful steward.


6th grade curriculum is a history of American history with a Biblical worldview from the exploration and colonization eras to Civil War.

7th grade curriculum is the study of ancient civilizations of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas with a Biblical worldview. Focus of each civilization include history, geography, government, economics, and cultural skills.

8th grade curriculum includes history with a Biblical worldview from the Civil War to contemporary United States. In addition to historical facts, figures, and geography, students will be exposed to politics, economics, foreign relations, religion, society, science, and the arts that have shaped the United States of America throughout its history.

Math: This curriculum reinforces concepts of arithmetic such as decimals, fractions, percentages, reading graphs, basic geometry and algebra as well as furthering the student's knowledge of these concepts using practical processes. Several math options are available including advanced classes which strengthen students’ understanding of mathematical computation and problem-solving.

Science: This curriculum investigates the fields of life science, physical science, and earth/space science. Students will be engaged in investigating, observing, and thinking about the world around them while learning through a Biblical worldview.

Computer: The purpose of the course is to familiarize students to comfortably use many of the Google Workspace for Education apps such as Google Classroom, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.  The goal is for the understanding gained in this class to be used to complete assignments in other courses throughout the year and beyond. 

STEM: This curriculum is designed to create a learning environment in which students are guided to produce original ideas, objects, and structures according to certain specifications using concepts and skills from math, science, and technology.