Gardena Valley Christian School

1473 W 182nd St
Gardena, CA 90248-0902
     Tel: (310)327-4987
        
   
Grades: K - 8 | 306 students
Gardena Valley Christian School is a K-8th grade, private school, in its forty-eighth year of dedicated service, providing a superior Christian education to the children of Southern California’s South Bay.
Our mission is to prepare young people to be responsible, moral, problem-solving, Christian citizens effecting positive and innovative changes for tomorrow’s world.
To accomplish this goal, we provide a foundation for the development of the whole child – mentally, physically, and spiritually.
A superior academic program emphasizes the fundamentals of God’s Word integrated through communication skills, mathematics, science, and history.
Fine arts, computer, athletics, and other activities supplement the traditional subjects and help students discover their gifts and talents.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 306 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 87%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Gardena Valley Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 35%
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Elderwear navy pants and solid color polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,200
Tuition Notes $400 registration fee, includes books; tuition may be made in 10 monthly payments. Enrollment packets are available in the school office.
% on Financial Aid 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Admissions Director Kim Strauss

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
DanceFlag Football,
GymnasticsSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student council, choir, drama,, dance, piano, drums, and violin lessons, speech meet, spelling bee, math olympics, community outreach projects, Washington, DC trip, Oceanography trip, Sacramento trip, science camp, swimming choir, drama,, swimming, Student council,
dance, piano, drums, and violin lessons,
speech meet, spelling bee, math olympics, community outreach projects, Washington, DC trip, Oceanography trip, Sacramento trip, science camp,

School Notes:

  • Gardena Valley christian School provides
  • computer instruction
  • supervised computer labs for research
  • library with full-time librarian
  • hot lunch and breakfast served
  • before and after school day care
  • music and art instruction for all students
  • cultural diversity celebration

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Freeman Enrichment Center (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Freeman Enrichment Center (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Suika Pre School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TorranceFreeman Enrichment Center
    19401 S. Vermont Ave. E-100
    TorranceCA 90502
    (310)763-1660
    1 mi | 13 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • TorranceSuika Pre School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2706 W 182nd Street
    TorranceCA 90504
    (310)323-5221
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.2 mi | 120 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • GardenaGardena Christian Academy & Preschool
      (Assembly of God)
    16311 S Western Ave
    GardenaCA 90247
    (310)527-0348
      (Assembly of God)
    1.3 mi | 110 students | Gr. K-5                      
  • TorranceNorth Torrance Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2806 W 182nd St
    TorranceCA 90504
    (310)323-6995
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.3 mi | 21 students | Gr. K                      
  • GardenaGardena Academy
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    16219 S Western Avenue
    GardenaCA 90247
    (310)532-4850
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.3 mi | 19 students | Gr. 1-11                      

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