Valley Christian Schools
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- Valley Christian Schools is Arizona`s only nationally ranked private, Christian high school, providing students a distinctly Christian education with excellent academics, championship athletics, award-winning fine arts and a supporting community that encourages spiritual growth and the success of our students in and out of the classroom.
- VCS is ranked as one of the Top 50 Christian high schools in the U.S. and the best Christian high school in Arizona by The Best Schools.
- The mission of Valley Christian High School is for students to know Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, live like Him, and prepare academically, physically, socially and spiritually, so they are enabled to make a difference in the world.
- More than 700 students attend Valley Christian in grades K-12 across three campuses in Chandler and Tempe.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Supported on an individual basis.|
|Total Students||390 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 38%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||34 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||23 students|
|Number of AP Courses||14 courses|
|Advanced Courses||Calculus, Dual Enrollment Accounting, Dual Enrollment English, Dual Enrollment Math, Dual Enrollment Sports Medicine, Economics, English, European History, Government, Spanish, US History|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$12,300|
|Tuition Notes||$8,250 for K-6 $9,750 for 7-8 $12,300 for 9-12|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$7,524|
|Admissions Director||Bryan Winfrey|
|Admissions Associate||Damon Sterling|
|Total Sports Offered||13 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Blue Crew, Bridges, Ministry Development, Robotics, Student Council, Valley Ambassadors
Arts and Music Programs:
National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society
- Valley Christian very intentionally focuses on the mission to equip students by preparing them spiritually, academically, physically and socially. Faculty, students and staff are devoted to creating a Christ-centered environment that fosters spiritual growth as well as academic and personal excellence.
- ACADEMICS: A college prep emphasis with Biblical integration in every course. In 2019, our average graduate was awarded $123,000 in college scholarships to private schools, state university honors programs and out-of-state public institutions. The V.I.N.E. Special Education program also allows for individualized instruction.
- ATHLETICS: Since 1985, Trojan athletic teams have won 71 state championships. We offer 19 AIA sanctioned interscholastic sports. Inaugural recipient of the Arizona Director`s Cup Award and seven-time recipient of the Overall Excellence Award. VCHS was voted as one of the Top 12 Athletic Programs in the Nation and the Best in Arizona by The USA Today in 2016.
- ARTS: A nationally-recognized choir and award winning instrumental music, drama and visual arts program offers students a broad range of creative opportunities. Students produce exceptional work and share their gifts with thousands every year in productions, exhibits and performances.
- SPIRITUAL: In addition to every course being intentionally instructed from a distinctly Christian worldview, our students experience daily Bible classes and devotionals, weekly Chapels and small discipleship groups. Students drive our Chapels and are engaged with the planning and production each week.
- STUDENT LIFE: Students are involved in a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities through various clubs, activities and organizations. Opportunities for community include the Blue Crew, Homecoming Week, home games, school dances and assemblies, Thanksgiving Vespers and Trojan Tournament.
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Chandler Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
1150 N. Dobson Road
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480)963-1900 4.9 9-12
- Chandler Grades: 6-12
5540 W. Chandler Boulevard, Ste 1
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480)526-7090 1.5 6-12
- Chandler Grades: K-8 | 114 students
1125 N. Dobson Road
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480)722-1445 5 K-8
VCHS has extremely dedicated teachers. They prepared me for college and for life beyond. An outstanding athletics and fine arts program as well with many opportunities you would expect at only a big school.
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