Superior College Readiness
GBCS offers two college preparatory diploma programs. The first requires students to take the advanced math and science courses of trigonometry and chemistry in addition to each of the general diploma requirements. A total of twenty-seven credits and a GPA that meets Promise Scholarship guidelines is required.
The second advanced college preparatory diploma requires the advanced courses of trigonometry, calculus, chemistry, and physics. A total of twenty-eight and a GPA that meets Promise Scholarship guidelines is required.
Seniors at GBCS are given the option of participating in a dual credit program that includes classes through WVU Tech and/or Appalachian Bible College. If students choose not to attend WVU Tech or ABC, credits can easily be transferred to the college of choice (additional charges may apply). Students are also given ACT and SAT preparation information beginning in their junior year.
Committed to Academic Excellence
At Greater Beckley Christian School, we believe that an education centered in the light of God’s Word will by its very nature rise to the highest standards of quality and excellence. From K3 to 12th grade, every student is challenged to reach their highest potential.
The elementary program at GBCS prepares students to master basic skills necessary for higher order thinking. Each of our self-contained elementary classes include instruction in Bible, reading/phonics, English grammar/spelling, mathematics, writing/penmanship, science, social studies, art, music, and physical education.
Middle School Program
The GBCS middle school program prepares students for a smooth transition to high school and includes studies in Bible, English, literature, math [Pre-Algebra, Algebra I], social studies, science, physical education/health, and fine arts.
Senior High Programs
Greater Beckley Christian School is committed to superior academic achievement. A balanced and thorough program is offered with all the standard college preparatory classes: Bible, English, mathematics, history, science, foreign language, speech, fine arts, physical education and health. Additionally, students will be provided with opportunities and encouraged to participate in community service projects throughout the year.
GBCS offers three diploma tracks. The standard diploma track meets all standards and qualifications required by the state of West Virginia for a high school diploma. The college prep diploma track offers advanced courses in English, math, science, and foreign language. The Advanced College Preparation diploma offers students higher level math and science classes.