Mission of Education
Milwaukee Junior Academy is part of a world-wide educational system of
ninety-two colleges and universities, plus more than five thousand elementary
and secondary schools. This system was begun in North America in 1872 by the
Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The basis of our unique philosophy of Christian education is that which is found
in scripture. The two primary aims of our school are spiritual nurture and
The educational program is founded on the belief that each student is unique and
of inestimable value, and on the importance of the development of the whole
person. Students are educated to accept service as a way of life, to be
sensitive to the needs of people in the home and society, and to become active
members in their churches.
Milwaukee Junior Academy is committed to quality Christian education and seeks
to maintain an excellent staff, good pupil-teacher ratio, modern school
facilities, equipment and materials.
1. Create an atmosphere where students can develop their intellectual,
creative, physical, social, and spiritual capacities.
2. Provide experiences that develop competency in the core skills of reading,
writing, computation, and communication.
3. Encourage standards of thoroughness and awaken in students a sense of
satisfaction in work that is well done.
4. Help students view their talents and abilities as gifts from God.
5. Create learning experiences that teach students the joy of Christian service.
6. Recognize that each student is different in his interests, tastes, and
abilities; therefore, encourage growth of individual personalities and the
achievement of each student's full potential.
7. Place a high regard on Christian courtesy and social development emphasizing
personal discipline and respect for authority.
8. Encourage habits of clean and healthful living, cheerfulness, cooperation,
9. Acknowledge the importance of being an exemplary citizen, and develop this
attribute in students within a changing society.
10. To help students develop an appreciation for inductive reasoning and the
scientific methods of research and study.
11. To provide laboratory experiences for students to apply scientific methods
12. Provide students with appropriate opportunities for physical and motor skill
development including development in the areas of strength, flexibility and
13. Help students acquire both knowledge and skills for participation in a
variety of physical activities and encourage positive attitudes towards an