Valley Christian Junior High School

Tel: (408)513-2460
Grades: 6-8 | 695 students
At Valley Christian Schools (K-12), our mission is to provide a nurturing environment offering quality education supported by a strong foundation of Christian values in partnership with parents, equipping students to become leaders to serve God, to serve their families, and to positively impact their communities and the world. Valley Christian Junior High School provides sixth, seventh and eighth grade students with a departmentalized approach for all subjects on a truly amazing campus.
Emphasis is placed on preparing students for the comprehensive curriculum of the high school by developing good study skill and discipline for more advanced academic work.
Honors classes are offered in English, Math and Science.
By the time students reach the high school, they have honed their critical and analytical skills and are ready to meet the demands of a challenging curriculum.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Year Founded 1960
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 695 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Valley Christian Junior High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Algebra 2, English 7 Honors, English 8 Honors, Geometry, Physical Science 7 Honors, Pre-Biology,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(there is a dress code, but not uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,404
Tuition Notes need-based financial assistance in available by application.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Scott Wessling


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Advanced Band, Advanced Strings, Alpha Band, Alpha Drums, Cadet Band, Ensemble, Investigative Science: The Truth is Out There, JH Vocal Ensemble, Jazz Studio, Logic and Reasoning, National Junior High Mathematics Club, Quest Band, Quest Choir, Robotics, Rube Goldberg Competition, Satellite Tracking-I, Science Club, String Ensemble, Strings, VCJH Space Program: Blasting Off into Sp, Worship Band., eCYBERMISSION Competition Advanced Band, Alpha Band, Alpha Drums, Cadet Band, Ensemble, Jazz Studio, Quest Band, Quest Choir, Robotics, Science Club, Strings, Worship Band., Advanced Strings,
Investigative Science: The Truth is Out There,
JH Vocal Ensemble,
Logic and Reasoning,
National Junior High Mathematics Club,
Rube Goldberg Competition,
Satellite Tracking-I,
String Ensemble,
VCJH Space Program: Blasting Off into Sp,
eCYBERMISSION Competition,

School Notes

  • In our academically challenging yet nurturing environment, sixth, seventh, and eighth graders emerge as true students who learn through a comprehensive approach to all subjects. The solid academic foundation at VCJH is grounded in the core subjects of Bible, English, math, physical education, science, and history. Eight different honors courses are available, and this strength of schedule is coupled with a wide-ranging selection of exciting electives. Given the variety of academic options, VCJH students are able to pursue knowledge at a level that meets their specific needs. Emphasis is placed on developing effective study skills and discipline for more advanced academic work. Additionally, co-curricular programs through the Conservatory of the Arts and AMSE (the Applied Math, Science, and Engineering Institute) enrich students’ God-given talents with extraordinary opportunities, preparing them for the rigorous college preparatory program at Valley Christian High School.

Profile last updated: 07/30/2015

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