Statement of Faith

CCS is a ministry of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Our priority is to offer a program of academic excellence from a Christian worldview in an atmosphere of Godly love and discipline. The instructional program is unapologetically and specifically based on the infallible word of God and the doctrinal standards of the Reformed faith. Families can expect a charitable, respectful, and fair presentation of all sensitive theological issues and historic evangelical positions.  While CCS is a ministry of a Presbyterian church, it is not our intention to develop Presbyterians from within the student body. We do not allow proselytizing of students in any way that is contrary to the CCS doctrinal standards.

CCS is evangelical in its presentation of Christian truth. This means that there are certain beliefs we hold that set us apart.  We emphasize the gospel (good news of salvation) through faith in Jesus Christ, as well as affirming other orthodox Christian doctrines and holding to the inerrancy of Scripture.
An in-depth explanation of the CCS doctrinal standards may be found in the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF) and The Larger and Shorter Catechisms. Below is a summarization of those standards:

  • We believe the Bible is the written word of God, inspired by the Holy Spirit and without error in the original manuscripts. The Bible is the revelation of God’s truth and is infallible and authoritative in all matters of faith and practice.
  • We believe in the Holy Trinity. There is one God, who eternally exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
  • We believe that all are sinners and totally unable to save themselves from God’s displeasure, except by His mercy.
  • We believe that Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God, who through His perfect life and sacrificial death atoned for the sins of all who will trust in Him, alone, for salvation
  • We believe that the Holy Spirit indwells God’s people and gives them the strength and wisdom to trust Christ and follow Him.
  • We believe that Jesus Christ will return, bodily and visibly, to judge all of mankind and to receive to His people to Himself.
  • We believe that all aspects of our lives are to be lived to the glory of God under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
Covenant Christian School is an active member of the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS) and The Association of Christian Schools International.



The Mission of the Association of Classical Christian Schools

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ACCS Brochure (PDF) describing ACCS (Association of Classical Christian Schools)

The primary mission of this association is to promote, establish, and equip schools committed to a classical approach to education in the light of a Christian worldview grounded in the Old and New Testament Scriptures. The mission of the association is both to promote the classical approach, and provide accountability for member schools to ensure that our cultural heritage is not lost again. This mission will be accomplished through the work of the Association of Classical and Christian Schools. Through these various means, ACCS seeks to set an educational standard for a unified and directed approach to classical and Christian learning. Our mission is also to equip schools in teaching such subjects through the methodology known as the Trivium (grammar, logic, and rhetoric), the educational foundation of our Western culture. We believe that God will bless this approach as He has in the past, as long as it follows the principles set forth in his Word.We recognize that Christ was born in the reign of Caesar Augustus, and that Christianity took root and grew to maturity in the West. For this reason, we believe that we must teach certain subjects so that they are understood and appreciated. This includes ancient history, languages, and culture, studied in the light of biblical Christianity and its impact on western culture.

We recognize our cultural heritage as a gift from God, but in seeking to restore that heritage we by no means are intending to idolize it. Therefore, we ground all that we seek to do upon the revelation of God, both in creation and in Scripture, with the former being interpreted by the latter. The triune God of Scripture has created an ordered universe, which can only be fully known through an orderly submission to His revelation of Himself in Scripture. As Christian schools, we are seeking to equip member schools to integrate all their teaching around the revealed Word of God.
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Covenant Christian School is part of a large and growing movement that offers hope in Christ as well as classical Christian education that can make a difference in the lives of our children. 
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The Association of Christian Schools International

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The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is the largest Protestant educational organization in the world. Since 1978, ACSI has advanced excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing support functions for Christian schools.
Those functions include a host of services, including teacher and administrator certification, school accreditation, legal/legislative help, and textbook publishing.

ACSI member schools serve more than 5.5 million students worldwide. Along with a headquarters facility, ACSI has 25 offices in North America and around the globe. Nearly 24,000 schools from over 100 countries are members. The primary financial support for ACSI is from 3,300 US-based schools.


Accountability for Misconduct by Instructional Personnel and Administrators

All employees and administrators have an obligation to report misconduct by instructional personnel and school administrators which affect the health, safety, or welfare of a student. Examples of misconduct include obscene language, drug and alcohol use, disparaging comments, prejudice or bigotry, sexual innuendo cheating or testing violations, physical aggression, and accepting or offering favors. Reports of misconduct of employees should be made to Glenda Delmar, CCS Principal. Reports of misconduct committed by administrators should be made to the CCS Board of Directors Chairperson. Legally sufficient allegations of misconduct by Florida certified educators will be reported to the Office of Professional Practices Services.

Policies and procedures for reporting misconduct by instructional personnel or school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student are posted in the Teachers’ mailroom and on our website at