Welcome to Cornerstone Academy

Cornerstone Academy


 

Cornerstone Academy is a classical Christian school in Snohomish County — an innovator in affordable classical education for 2 year olds–6th Grade that offers a rigorous curriculum from a Christian worldview. Cornerstone Academy challenges students to reach their intellectual, emotional and spiritual potential through academics that includes early immersion in foreign language, a strong foundation in reading and grammar, community service programs, and many other hands-on educational and social activities.  The school’s focus on small class sizes allows for personal attention, increased retention, and a captivating learning environment. Cornerstone Academy’s curriculum prepares students for AP and Honors classes when they reach upper grade levels.  Founded in 2007, the school serves students in Snohomish County and is housed at Faith Center. Cornerstone Academy is a Washington state accredited private school (OSPI) and a member of the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS).

Cornerstone Academy
16910 161st Avenue Southeast Snohomish, WA 98290
425-892-3030 office@thecornerstoneacademy.org

What Do We Mean by Classical?

In the 1940’s the British author, Dorothy Sayers, wrote an essay titled The Lost Tools of Learning. In it she not only calls for a return to the application of the seven liberal arts of ancient education, the first three being the “Trivium” — grammar, logic, rhetoric — she also combines three stages of children’s development to the Trivium. Specifically, …

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Classical Christian Education

Classical Christian education is historic, biblical education. Classical education is based on Scripture Jesus Christ is the chosen and precious cornerstone upon which classical Christian schools are built. (Acts 4:11, I Peter 2:6). He said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.” He prayed for his disciples and asked His Father to “sanctify …

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The Lost Tools of Learning

Paper read at a Vacation Course in Education Oxford, 1947 by Dorothy L. Sayers —  Published by E.T. Heron —  by permission David Higham Associates Limited —  That I, whose experience of teaching is extremely limited, and whose life of recent years has been almost wholly out of touch with educational circles, should presume to discuss education is …

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