Fourth Grade is the year where students become independent learners. At St. Petersburg Christian School, 4th graders learn how to glean information from their textbooks, collect facts and ideas from other sources, such as the Internet, and read fiction and nonfiction to gain information. It is the year where young students begin preparation for the thinking and research skills required in our Upper Division.


Our SPCS Fourth Grade Program's challenging core curriculum includes the following subjects: 

Science Reading
Social Studies


In addition to these core subjects, 4th graders at SPCS enjoy several resource classes, such as band, music, P.E., Spanish, computer, and library.  Our curriculum is enhanced by field trips related to our studies - the most exciting is a trip to St. Augustine, the oldest city in our country.  Fourth Grade students have the opportunity to participate in junior varsity sports.


One of the most important goals of the SPCS Fourth Grade Program is to guide students towards being independent learners. They are taught to organize their work, practice effective study skills, and research important information in textbooks and other media. It is our desire that the 4th grade students at St. Pete Christian have the skills to carry them successfully and independently to the grade levels ahead.


Colleen Bender


Welcome to my classroom where the theme is Joyful Jungle!


My goal is for my students to awaken a true desire for learning. In my class, they will learn to be diligent, persistent, teachable, and cooperative.  I know the importance of family support and family time and enjoy working with my student's family to guarantee success in fourth grade.


Please accept my invitation to come and visit our amazing fourth grade classroom!

"Teach me, O Lord, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end. Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart."  Psalm 119:33-34

Bethany Humphrey


There are many opportunities for everyone at SPCS, and I want to empower each student to grow in their relationship with Christ.  I anticipate your student's fourth grade experience to be one full of laughter, learning, and achievement.


I look forward to working hard in order to have a successful year; I consider it a privilege and blessing to work at SPCS.

"And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God."  Micah 6:8

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