The Shoal Creek Advantage:
Shoal Creek Adventist School benefits from being part of the larger Adventist Educational system, which is second largest parochial system in world behind the Catholic educational system. The Adventist Educational system has operated schools since 1853. The structure of the system offers support at all levels from the world-wide organization, the National, Regional and Conference organizations, as well as the local church organization.
Shoal Creek students achieve higher success levels than their peers who attend other public or private schools because our students benefit from low student-to-teacher ratios, flexible and collaborative learning methods, deep relationships that we form with parents and teachers, along with our nurturing atmosphere. Read More about Why Small Schools Work.
Academically, the numbers speak for themselves:
Graduates who attend college
Graduates who complete college degrees
Applicants accepted to medical schools
Adventist Nearly 100%
See how the Adventist School System is outpacing Public School systems and even other Private School Systems: Cognitive Genesis
Teachers at Shoal Creek are certified through the Adventist system and where possible, through the state of Georgia as well. We place high expectations on our teachers and staff. We encourage both them to continue to be active in improving their natural teaching abilities by participating in continuing education, seminars, memberships in professional organizations and attend workshops provided by both the North American Division, Southern Union and the Conference organization. They are regularly evaluated by the local administration and by the Conference organization. Teachers at Shoal Creek are trained and practice 4MAT and Adventist Edge Instructional Strategies in their classrooms and make presentations and train others in model teaching for the Conference organization on a regular bases. All teachers hold memberships in professional organizations and are encouraged to explore new avenues of improvement.
All teachers have access to the latest technology and regularly share with one another how to use it. Recently projectors and sound systems were installed in each classroom. Staff members have also been called to train fellow teachers in the use of technology in the classroom.
But some things—perhaps those that are most important—just can’t be measured in test scores and college completion rates. Around the world, in more than 6,709 schools and through the inspired efforts of more than 65,679 Adventist teachers, young lives experience critical transformation. It happens in morning worships, in earnest prayers, in community service projects and mission adventures. In so many little ways each day, our children find God and a future on their journey to excellence.