Grammar School Overview

The Grammar School years are foundational for establishing habits of heart and mind which lead students towards life-long learning.  Our unique curriculum and teaching methods educate students in developmentally appropriate ways with the whole child in mind. We view each child as an image-bearer of God, thus our curriculum equips students with the knowledge, skills, and loves necessary to form their impressionable hearts, minds, and souls.

High-quality, loving faculty instruct students from a Christian perspective, integrating a biblical worldview within all subjects, to prepare students academically, socially, and spiritually. We do this by instilling a love for reading, fostering imagination, embracing challenges, practicing problem-solving, building confidence, promoting positive relationships and shaping character development.  Additionally, strong partnership between the school and parents is a distinctive of the CBCS community.  Frequent and clear communication between school and home as well as active parent participation in school events makes our school environment incredibly special.

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Bringing History to Life

Gr. 1 : Experiencing English High Tea
Gr. 2 : Celebrating the Passover Feast like the Ancient Jews & Mummifying a Chicken Egyptian-style
Gr. 3 : Attending a Greco-Roman Feast Dressed in Togas
Gr. 4 : Enjoying a Medieval Feast as Lords and Ladies
Gr. 5 : Celebrating the First Thanksgiving as a Pilgrim
Gr. 6 : Dramatizing Abraham Lincoln's Assassination

Special Events in Grammar School:Celebrate Reading Month Indonesian WeekMinistry MonthEphesians Chapel - The entire book of Ephesians is recited by students from memory across Gr. 1 - Gr. 6.

Academic Program

Homeroom teachers in grades 1-6 instruct Bible, Math, Science, and History/Geography subjects in English within self-contained classrooms of 18 students.  Language Arts are co-taught by the homeroom teacher and an LA specialist.

Fine Arts enrichment classes, Music and Visual Art, are taught in English on a weekly basis and intentionally designed to integrate with core subject lessons. Physical Education, also integrated with core subjects when possible, is taught in dual languages, Indonesian and English.

Indonesian language is taught across all grade levels by specialist teachers. Grades 4-6 incorporate Indonesian Studies instructed in Bahasa Indonesia by a specialist teacher.  Grade level chapels are attended on a weekly basis, with school-wide chapels, across K-12, occurring four times a year.

Minimum Entrance Standard First Grade

1. Understand directions in simple sentences (in English and Indonesian Language)
2. Read 3 letters words
3. Write the name and read the alphabets
4. Able to eat independently
5. Able to use restroom independently 

Second Grade
1. Fluently read and comprehend stories
2. Write a complete sentence (in English and Indonesian Language)
3. Master first grade concepts 

Third Grade
1. Fluently read and comprehend stories
2. Answer complete questions in complete sentences verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
3. Master second grade concepts 

Fourth Grade
1. Fluently read and comprehend novels
2. Able to  answer complete questions in complete sentences written and verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
3. Master third grade concepts 

Fifth Grade
1. Fluently read, comprehend, and summarize novels
2. Able to answer complete questions in complete sentences written and verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
3. Master fourth grade concepts 

Sixth Grade
1. Fluently read, comprehend, and summarize novels
2. Able to answer complete questions in complete sentences written and verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
3. Master fifth grade concepts 

We follow the government regulation of July 1 for minimum entrance age. G1 students should be 6 years old by July 1.