ECS is blessed to have a close-knit community on campus where lasting friendships develop.
Middle school is a time of transition in many ways for your child. ECS is blessed to have a close community campus where your student doesn’t disappear into the crowd. In addition to a curriculum that prepares them for high school, our students can choose to participate in numerous ways through electives or after-school activities.
Another distinctive of our upper grades program is our 7th-12th grade integrated Humanities classes. Click here to read Mr. Conway’s rationale for Humanities courses in his letter to parents.
While electives change each year, an example of electives that have been offered are; Spanish, Worship Band, Art, Journalism, Life Skills, Academic Success, Photography, Extreme Sports, Archery, Robotics and Disc Golf.
Our after-school programs give students a chance to use their gifts to glorify God. Our Musical Theater Department creates vibrant full-scale drama productions where students shine on stage and behind the scenes. We also have competitive after-school sports and belong to a league in Escondido.
6th graders attend a 3-day science camp at Pine Valley Christian Conference Center in the winter snow season.
7th graders visit Catalina Island for 3 days of marine science.
8th graders travel to the East Coast to visit historical sites including Yorktown, Jamestown, Williamsburg, the Washington D.C. area, Philadelphia and New York City. They end their trip by seeing a show at the Sight & Sound theater in Lancaster, PA