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 (Age 4-5) 
Our Junior Kindergarten class is best suited for...

  • students who are not 5 years old by August 31, 
  • students old enough for kindergarten, but not ready for our Kindergarten Program, or 
  • parents who would like more instructional hours than our Pre-Kindergarten program.

Junior Kindergarten hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:45 am to 1:00 pm, which includes three hours of instruction and one hour of lunch and recess play.  Parents also have the choice to pick up before lunch.  The Junior Kindergarten students receive Art, Music, Physical Education, and computer instruction, as well as, core academics of letters and sounds, number recognition, penmanship, social studies (focusing on holidays, family, and community), and science activities, daily Bible lessons, and weekly chapel.  This is the time when we want to capture their enthusiasm for learning and help them grow in their love of learning. 

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