Why Attend Big Valley

WHY SEND YOUR CHILD TO BIG VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL?

At Big Valley Christian School we are proud to offer a Christian education for students beginning in preschool through high school with each program designed to meet the unique developmental needs of each student. Along the way we foster our students' spiritual development through weekly chapels and by integrating Biblical truth into every subject. In addition to our excellent academics, our Big Valley staff and teachers are second to none. We provide an environment where students will be in pursuit of spiritual maturity and academic excellence, where they demonstrate responsible citizenship, and where they learn to be effective communicators.

Below we have included some highlights about our school and each of our programs. We hope this information will peak your interest, and we encourage you to contact us with any additional questions.

SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS:

RIGOROUS ACADEMICS: Fully accredited with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and with the Association of Christian Schools International; more than 95% of our graduates further their education at a two- or four- year university

SPIRITUAL FOUNDATION: A Christ-centered environment with weekly chapels and community outreach opportunities

DEVOTED STAFF: Highly qualified, dedicated and nurturing staff, who are committed to the academic, spiritual and leadership development of our students

WELL-ROUNDED PROGRAM: Outstanding academic, spiritual, physical education, extracurricular, and competitive sports opportunities

CUSTOMIZED ATTENTION: Individual attention to each student's unique talents and needs

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT: Parents are encouraged to participate in class and on campus

COMPLETE CARE: Hot lunch and extended care programs available



PROGRAM INFORMATION:

PRESCHOOL PROGRAM:
  • Flexible schedule designed to fit individual needs
  • Choose from two, three or five days per week
  • Preschool Program (8:30 am -12:30 pm) with optional Preschool Enrichment (12:30-3:00 pm) and before and after school care
  • Zoophonics pre-reading and pre-spelling program designed specifically for preschoolers
  • Pre-reading, pre-writing, pre-math, science and social skills taught via creative, hands-on activities
 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAM:
  • Well-rounded curriculum that meets or exceeds state standards in Bible, English, math, science, history and PE
  • Individualized learning through Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math programs
  • Extracurricular activities offered and taught by specialists in PE, music, computers and library
  • Afterschool ED-venture Electives offer additional learning opportunities
 
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM:
  • Home-base teacher assigned to each student to provide mentoring and consistency
  • Well-rounded curriculum that meets or exceeds state standards in Bible, English, math, science, history and PE
  • Strong athletic program provides opportunities for students to participate in a variety of team sports
  • Key elective courses include Computers, Worship Arts, Earthmovers, Newspaper, Yearbook, Drama, Art and Student Government
 
HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM:
  • A discipleship high school for students who have committed their lives to Christ and desire to grow in Christ while completing a college prep course of study
  • Curriculum that meets or exceeds state standards in Bible, English, math, science, history, and PE, plus a strong offering of Honors and AP courses
  • Strong athletic programs include football, soccer, cross country, volleyball, basketball, golf, baseball/softball and track & field
  • Key elective courses including Computers, Band, Spanish, Newspaper, Yearbook, Drama, Art, Student Government and a variety of online options