Willamette Valley Christian School

Willamette Valley Christian School exists: To provide students with a Christ-centered education that maintains high academic standards in a safe nurturing environment; To partner with parents in the training and education of their children; To provide students with the spiritual and educational foundations that will enable them to be godly, knowledgeable, and courageous adults; and To equip students to impact their world for Christ.

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Willamette Valley Christian School places among the top 20% of private schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedVaries
Year Founded1967

Student Body

Total Students198 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Willamette Valley Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see our website: wvcs.org
Admissions DirectorJulie Shackelton
Admissions AssociateCarrie Reichelt


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Application Procedure: 
  • Use the following process to guide you through the application process.  The following items need to be completed and turned in before the admission process can proceed:
  • Step One:
  • - Apply online through this link on the school website at www.WVCS.org.
  • - Additional paperwork will be required such as:
  • - Parent Survey
  • - Before/After School Care Form
  • - (PK-8) Student Information Form
  • - (6-12 ) Student reference forms 
  • - (6th-12th only) - one from a pastor or pastoral staff and one from a teacher
  • - Nonrefundable application fee of $25 per student, submitted with application.  This is for NEW STUDENTS ONLY.  Returning students are not required to submit a new application and application fee.
  • - Copies of current report cards, standardized test scores, specialized test results (e.g. IEP, 504 plan)
  • Step two:  A family interview and grade-level testing must be conducted before acceptance and placement.  The office will contact families for available testing dates.
  • - Step three:  Following notice of student placement, families must meet with the Finance Officer to complete and sign the Financial Agreement.  Depending on the date of admission, the registration and comprehensive fees may be required at that time.
  • Financial Assistance:  A separate Financial Assistance Application must be completed and submitted with the $30 application fee, along with the Application for Admission.  The admission process may be delayed if forms and fees are not turned in.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salem
    Grades: PK-K | 78 students
    12.7 miles
    5000 Skyline Rd S
    Salem, OR 97306
    (503) 581-0707
    12.7 PK-K
  • Salem
    Grades: PK-5 | 63 students
    6.9 miles
    1015 Columbia St Ne
    Salem, OR 97301
    (503) 363-1516
    6.9 PK-5
  • Salem
    Grades: PK-12 | 613 students
    7.4 miles
    942 Lancaster Drive NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    (503) 378-1219
    7.4 PK-12
  • Salem
    Grades: NS | 222 students
    7.4 miles
    1550 Fairgrounds Rd NE
    Salem, OR 97303
    (503) 363-9821
    7.4 NS
  • Salem
    Grades: NS-PK | 53 students
    8.4 miles
    685 Court Street Ne
    Salem, OR 97301
    (503) 399-2769
    8.4 NS-PK

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
I love the WVCS family! My daughter feels that this school is her second family. It is a small school, with an amazing family of teachers, students and parents!
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My family has been involved in WVCS for years and when I moved to the area and became familiar with it, I knew I could immediately call it home. I knew my kids would attend here, I knew I wanted to work here, and it has been a HUGE blessing! I get to work with amazing staff and be around great students and families. It is a community and second family. I also feel welcomed, supported and encouraged by the administration and board.
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