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Educational Benefits

Since 1998 we have seen the following in each graduating class…

Educational benefits Our Early Childhood Music (ECM) Graduates all receive straight A’s in Reading, Math and Science

At age 7-8 most read at 4th & 5th grade levels.

All are leaders in their schools, on their sports teams and in their churches.

Early Childhood Music Program

• Creates worshipping musicians
• Leaders in their schools
• Performers, with confidence
• At the top of their class in every subject

Valley Fellowship Christian Academy
Huntsville, Alabama USA
We are creating a model for piano-based music

1st Year Piano
(2nd grade - 7 years old))

Those taking piano lessons:
  • 2.6 points higher in Math
  • 1.9 points higher in Reading
  • No comparison in Science, as the children do not receive a Science letter grade in 2nd grade.

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2nd Year Piano
(3rd grade 8 years old)

Students taking piano lessons

  • 10.6 deviation points higher in Math
  • 5.5 points higher in Reading
  • 4.6 points higher in Science
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3rd Year Piano
(4th grade 9years old)

Students taking piano lessons

  • 7.7 points higher in Math
  • 4.3 points higher in Reading
  • 4.7 points higher in Science
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(Standard Deviation)

SAT SCORES
2nd grade

  • 25.5 points higher in Math
  • 4.2 points higher in Reading
  • 6.4 points higher in Science


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    3rd Year Piano
    (4th grade)

    Students taking piano lessons…

  • 7.7 points higher in Math
  • 4.3 points higher in Reading
  • 4.7 points higher in Science

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    Based on this study
    VFCA has included piano lessons as part of the curriculum for all students from K3- 6th grade!


    All things must align with the scriptures…

    Perfect Praise, Inc Programs.
    “Praise ye the Lord.
    Sing unto the Lord a new song, and His praise in the congregation of saints.
    Let them praise His name in the dance,
    Let them sing praises unto Him with the timbrel and harp.
    For the Lord takes pleasure in His people…”
    Psalm 149: 1-4 (selected verses)

  • Perfect Praise Inc. Programs consists of…
    • Singing
    • Piano-based music for all children
    • Tambourine worship (tabrets)
    • Recorder (pipes)
    • Composing (writing new songs)

    And also
    • Fun
    • Movement
    • Weekly rewards
    • Free worship
    • Worship dances
    • Scripture chanting
    • Rhythm instruments and ensembles
    • Sign language
    • Productions that tell the Gospel
    • Performing skills in class and on stage
    • Performance opportunities

 
 
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