Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory

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Our Elementary students enjoy some time in their Physical Education class.  Special area classes include PE, Music, Art, Spanish, Technology Lab, and Library.  Core curriculum subjects include Math, Language Arts (reading, spelling, phonics, writing, handwriting), Bible, Science, and History.
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Our Elementary students enjoy some time in their Physical Education class.  Special area classes include PE, Music, Art, Spanish, Technology Lab, and Library.  Core curriculum subjects include Math, Language Arts (reading, spelling, phonics, writing, handwriting), Bible, Science, and History.
Dance Students take a minute to pose for the camera!  PVCP offers fine arts and performing arts electives beginning in junior high school, grades 6-8.
Paradise Valley Christian College Preparatory is an academic and spiritual journey in preparation for college or university studies.  Classes are taught at the honors level with the use of Socratic Seminar discussions held in most classes.  High school classes are small which contribute to a low student to teacher ratio creating a relationship between the students and faculty.
PVCP Soccer Team

PVCP has many extracurricular sports teams for boys which include:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Cross Country, Track, and Golf.
Girls Volleyball 

PVCP has many extracurricular sports teams for girls which include:
Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Cross Country, Track, and Golf.
Our Third Grade students in costume for their annual History Wax Museum.

Many special programs occur throughout the year in various grade levels.  Our teachers do wonderful projects to enrich the classroom curriculum.
6th Grade Students on a Field Trip

Field trips are encouraged in each grade level to enrich learning outside the classrooms.  Field trips in various grades include:  Washington D.C., Challenger Space Mission, Catalina Island Marine Institute, Kartchner Caverns, Phoenix Zoo, Schnepf Farm, Wildlife World Zoo, Halle Heart Center, State Capital, and Desert Botanical Gardens, just to name a few.
Science Dissection

Our high school Biology and Anatomy & Physiology class do annual dissections of different vertebrates.  It is a fascinating time for many students!
Spring Concert 'Under the Stars'

Our Band and Performing Arts program put on multiple concerts and programs throughout the year.
Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory (PVCP) is a private Christian school in Phoenix, Arizona.
Our school is a community of academic excellence where students of all levels are able to seek their full spiritual and academic potential. We partner with parents in the pursuit of preparing exemplary Christian citizens and servant leaders for high school and college.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 330 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Advanced Courses European History
Average SAT score 1801
Average ACT score 26
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki or navy shorts, pants, plaid skirts, jumpers, polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,230
Tuition Notes Financial Aid and multiple student discounts available.
Admissions Director Juliana Temple

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Athletes in Training, Band, Book Club, Chess Club, Chimes, Choir, Dance, Drama, International Club, Mad Science, Martial Arts, Modern Manners, Orchestra/Strings, Robotics, Young Rembrandts Band, Book Club, Chess Club, Chimes, Choir, Dance, Drama, Mad Science, Martial Arts, Modern Manners, Robotics, Athletes in Training,
International Club,
Orchestra/Strings,
Young Rembrandts,

School Notes

  • Our Mission, for the Glory of God, is to be the high school and college preparatory of choice.  At Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory you will find a community of academic excellence where students of all levels are able to seek their potential.  The focus is to prepare students for exemplary Christian citizenship to become servant leaders.  We believe in partnering with parents in this pursuit.
  • Our objectives are five-fold:
  • - To provide a scholarly, Christ centered community instilling Biblical values by nurturing spiritual growth.
  • - Establish, assess, and achieve clear and measurable academic learning goals.
  • - Recruit, develop and retain quality, Christian, professional educators and staff.
  • - Foster parental involvement and effective communication.
  • - Model exemplary stewardship of our God-given resources.
  • In these ways we will partner with parents in the pursuit of preparing exemplary Christian citizens and servant leaders.

Profile last updated: 09/11/2015

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