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ACADEMICS

Scripture Based Teachings In A Changing World

UCA emphasizes Biblical truth to students in classroom environments along with offering solid academic programs that meets New Jersey State core curriculum requirements.

Our courses are designed to help students achieve excellence in college and succeed as professionals by promoting critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills. In addition to traditional classroom settings, we also we provide cyber lab courses to accommodate individualized programs such Advanced Placement (AP) Courses, College Credit Courses, and Supplemental Courses

Social Studies

Social studies can also be referred to as social sciences. It's a field which deals with human behavior, relationships, resources, and institutions. Specific topics within social studies that are studied in school coursework include geography, anthropology, economics, history, sociology, political science, and civics.

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Science

Our Science classes pursue and apply the knowledge and understanding of the natural and social world following a systematic methodology based on evidence but also looking at it from a Biblical view.

Annual UCA Science Fair

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Math

Mathematics, or math, is often defined as the study of quantity, magnitude, and relations of numbers or symbols. It embraces the subjects of arithmetic, geometry, algebra, calculus, probability, statistics, and many other special areas of research.

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Literature Arts

Literary Arts inspire, enrich, educate, and entertain. They remind us that there is beauty and joy in language, that others have insights worth paying attention to, that in our struggles we are not alone.

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Physical Education

UCA students learn about fitness, the state of being physically healthy, and developing physical fitness. Students in levels K-12 can both study and participate in fitness activities, but they also learn about important topics concerning health and fitness.

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Art & Music

UCA art classes cover the terminology and principles of design, traces the history of art from prehistoric ages, explains why art plays such an instrumental role in our current culture and more. Music includes band, choir, and performing arts such as plays and musicals.

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AP Classes

AP courses are offered based on the ability and interest of the students. AP Psychology & AP Calculus are taken through classroom instruction. Other courses are available through the cyber lab as an independent study program.

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College Courses

Academically motivated students may have the opportunity to take college courses during their senior year. The students can earn dual credit for college level classes. Courses are offered on-line and also on a college campus. The student is responsible for the cost and transportation of the college course.

Guidance

United Christian Academy features a comprehensive counseling program designed to service the academic, persona, social, career and college guidance needs of all students.  Students and parents may requests visits anytime of the year by calling the school office.  Our guidance counselor, Mrs. Janise Brutus, is a certified counselor, available at any time for students and parents to meet with.

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Janise Brutus
Guidance Counselor

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Support Services

UCA's Special Services department follows all of the guidelines of the New Jersey Department of Education. Our Academic Coordinator works in alignment with the Upper Freehold school district and our educational commission in Monmouth County to provide our special education students the support that they need to become academically successful. The Academic Coordinator meets with teachers to communicate student needs and to implement changes immediately. Compensatory education, ESL, supplemental instruction, in/out of class supports, and testing modifications are all monitored closely, assuring that each special education student is receiving the help that they have been assured.

Sarah Joy Ravert
Academic Coordinator

NJUCA offers Honors Classes in the following subjects:

  • Economics

  • Spanish 1-4

  • World History

  • English 9 and 10

  • US History

  • 1 and 2 American Literature

  • Biology

  • British Literature

  • Physical Science

  • Algebra 1 and 2

  • Chemistry

  • Geometry

  • Physics

  • Pre-Calculus

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Honors Classes

Graduation Requirements

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 130 credits to

graduate, including:

  • Four years (20 credits) of Language Arts.
  • Three years (15 credits) of History: World History, US History I and II.

  • One year (5 credits) of Social Studies, including Geography and Civics.

  • One half year (2.5 credits) of Financial Literacy.

  • Three years (15 credits) of Math, including Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2.

  • Three years (15 credits) of Lab Science, including Biology.

  • Two years (10 credits) of a World Language or pass an exemption test.

  • One year (5 credits) of Fine Arts.

  • Two years (5 credits) of Physical Education/Health

        (Must complete one year of Physical Education, Health and Safety for each

          year of enrollment).

  • Four years of Bible/Leadership.

         (Must complete one year of Bible for each year of enrollment).

  • One year (5 credits) of Public Speaking/Career Education.

  • Remaining credits to be achieved through electives.

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