Big Valley Christian

4040 Tully Rd D
Modesto, CA 95356-0953
Tel: (209)527-3481
Grades: PK - 12 | 775 students
Since 1974, Big Valley Christian School has served as an extension of the home and a partner with the church in Christian education.
From Preschool to High School, BVCS is dedicated to encouraging all students to strive for their highest potential academically, socially and spiritually.
We provide an environment where students can grow spiritually, learn to communicate effectively, practice responsible citizenship, and become skilled problem solvers with the goal that each student will be a transforming influence upon their world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 775 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Big Valley Christian Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brethren Heritage School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Felicissimus School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Modesto (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Modesto
    St Felicissimus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 2-8 | 9 students
    0.8 miles
    4772 Morrow Rd
    Modesto, CA 95356
    (209)545-1040
    0.82-8
    9
  • Modesto
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    0.8 miles
    3501 San Clemente Avenue
    Modesto, CA 95356
    (209)567-1115
    0.8PK-K
    120
  • Modesto
    Grades: 4-5 | 3 students
    2.3 miles
    1516 Carver Rd
    Modesto, CA 95350
    (209)524-1002
    2.34-5
    3
  • Modesto
    Grades: KG-12 | 84 students
    2.4 miles
    3549 Dakota Ave
    Modesto, CA 95358
    (209)543-7860
    2.4KG-12
    84
  • Modesto
    Grades: K-9 | 257 students
    2.7 miles
    501 W Granger Ave
    Modesto, CA 95350
    (209)524-4170
    2.7K-9
    257

School Reviews

I have been sending my kids to Big Valley for many years now. My oldest had her first year of high school last year. We love this school! The school is run in a loving environment and staff is very caring. I have never experienced any teacher being apathetic or administers being dogmatic. My kids had a couple of years of public school and they say that this school is much better. They don't experience bullying or loneliness. Right away the teachers made sure my (elementary) kids had someone to eat lunch with. This gave them a chance to feel accepted and make new friends. This is compassion in action! I know my review may seem a little too pollyana-ish but it's all true. Is this school for everyone? No. Children with mental-behavioral issues might not make it here because they don't get federal funds for special ed. services. Although I know they do help children with learning problems/disabilities. If you are Christian and want an exellent education for your child this is the school for you.
- Posted by Parent, 07/17/15
This is our first year at Big Valley Christian School and we are so glad to be there. The elementary principal, Michelle Mott is enthusiastic about the children, education and spiritual education. I am amazed at the amount of parental support at Big Valley, it makes larger sized classrooms be broken into 7 kids to one teacher ratio. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and provides very good communication. I highly recommend BVCS.
- Posted by Parent, 12/11/12

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