The academic program at Lighthouse is unique in that it is not only based on the highest academic standards of developmentally-appropriate material, but it is also infused with values-based activities and discussions.

Character education is central to the curriculum. The academic program begins with a curriculum structured around internationally researched standards, and into that academic program values and character education are integrated. Different concepts that are highlighted within the academic areas include social and emotional learning, moral reasoning/cognitive development, life skills education, health education, violence prevention, critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and conflict resolution. These areas are supported by a Biblical understanding of the effect and influence of values including honesty, kindness, generosity, courage, freedom, equality, and respect.