Elementary (K-4)

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Academic Overview
We view each child as a whole person taking into account spiritual, physical, emotional, and cognitive faculties.  Smaller classroom sizes allow us to provide exceptional attention to each child's needs.  Students explore all subject areas through a biblically integrated, Christ-centered curriculum.  Core subjects include Bible, Language Arts (ELA), Math, Science, and Social Studies. They also receive Art, Music, Physical Education, Computer/Technology, and Library.  Students participate in enriching field trips throughout the school year that enhance classroom learning.  Technology is integrated into the curriculum with exposure to iPads, Chromebooks, and Google Education to develop computer skills.  Our full-time faculty are state and ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) certified.

Our curriculum is not "textbook-based" but rather "standards-based."  Students demonstrate understanding of knowledge and mastery of skills which prepares them for successful academic progress.  We provide textbooks, consumable workbooks, technology integration, and many other resources to supplement the learning process.  Some of our textbooks include: Purposeful Design for Bible and Science, A Beka for Language Arts and Social Studies, and Houghton Mifflin for Math.  

Student Activities

  • Robotics (Grades K-8)
  • Choir & Musicale (Grades 4-5) 
  • Band (Grades 4-8)
  • Student Council (Grades 3-8) 
  • School, District Spelling Bees (Grades 1-8)
  • Community Service Projects (Grades K-8)
  • Weekly Chapel (Grades K-8)
  • Field Trips (Grades K-8)
  • Track and field (Grades 4-8)

Junior Kindergarten/Half Day (Age 5) 
Valley Christian School is opening a Junior Kindergarten class for the 2017-2018 school year, which is a bridge class between Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.  It best suited for students who are either:

  • old enough for kindergarten, but not ready for our Kindergarten Program; 
    or
  • not 5 years old by August 31. 

We use a standardized test, developmental test, and other tools to assess the readiness of each child. Junior Kindergarten hours will be Monday through Friday, from 8:45 to 1:00, which includes three hours of instruction and one hour of lunch and recess play.  Parents also have the choice to pick up before lunch.  

For more information, please email joshua.snyder@valley-christian.com. You are also welcome to stop in for a tour.