VCS
OUR VISION

Valley Christian School graduates
Christ-centered world changers
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OUR MISSION

All Valley Christian School students will discover their God-given design, be equipped to reach their full potential and boldly impact their world of Christ.

Portrait of a VCS Graduate

VCS Graduates passionately utilize their God-given gifts in their home, church, workplace and community.

VCS Graduates think critically, with an intellectual curiosity, able to evaluate information and actions of themselves and others in the light of God’s word. They are academically prepared to excel in their vocation and higher education.

VCS Graduates are positioned to be world changers, confident in Jesus as their cornerstone and aware of the many possibilities the future holds for them to fulfill God’s purpose and glorify His name. They are able to clearly articulate the gospel and possess strength of character which includes self control, respect for authority, integrity, and honesty.

EXPECTED STUDENT OUTCOMES

DISCOVER

1.1  Articulate their story of salvation using age-appropriate terminology in

      the scope of this larger context, incorporating Scripture

 

1.2  Distinguish right from wrong based on a Biblical worldview

 

1.3  Be aware and understand their identity in Christ; who they are, that God

       has created them

 

1.4  Passionately utilize their God given gifts in their home, church,

      workplace and community

 

1.5  Shows awareness of who God is as the Creator, Redeemer, and

      Renewer as Father, Son, and Spirit

 

1.6  Is self-reflective of his/her spiritual limits, moral inabilities, and relational

      dependencies

 

1.7  Recognizes that God meets every human need through Jesus Christ

 

1.8  Understands the role of the church and the need to be part of the 

      church body

 

1.9  Demonstrates the fruit of the Spirit Gal 5:22

 

1.10  Exhibits a developing love of God’s Word

 

1.11  Understand that the Bible is the Word of God, inspired, inerrant,

       infallible, and the sole authority for faith and practice (2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2

       Peter 1:21)

 

1.12  Understand the role of scripture in their lives and its ability to guide and

        shape them

EQUIPPED

2.1   Use critical thinking to solve problems independently

        •. Approach life with curiosity

        •  Formulate and ask strong questions

        •  Reflect on potential outcomes

        •  Think creatively

 

2.2   See the world through the filter of God’s Word in all disciplines

 

2.3   Advocate for one’s own learning

 

2.4   Exercise effective skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking; 

        and understand how these skills are essential for relating to God, His

        Word, and creation

 

2.5   Effectively communicate, present and defend one’s own point of view

 

2.6   Identify and pursue further education and/or vocational opportunities as

        God calls

 

2.7   Pursue challenges in obedience to the Holy Spirit

Impact

3.1  Demonstrate respect for self, others, and authority in both attitude and

      action

 

3.2  Display integrity through honesty, as well as wise stewardship of gifts,

       abilities, time, relationships, and resources

 

3.3  Display strength of character through empathy and compassion,
       humbly and selflessly putting the needs of others before his/her own

 

3.4  Display strength of character by demonstrating perseverance and

       resilience when faced with obstacles, whether personal, academic, or

       spiritual

 

3.5  Confidently exhibit a biblical worldview relying on Jesus as his/her

       cornerstone

 

3.6  Expectantly pursues his/her future of fulfilling God’s purpose and bringing

       Him glory

 

3.7  Operate as world changers with a developing sense of right and wrong

       and be compelled to intervene in situations of injustice, standing up for

       the marginalized and oppressed

 

3.8  Clearly articulate the gospel and maintain an exemplary and honorable

       testimony by words and practice, as a witness for Christ among all

       communities of which he/she is a part

 

3.9  Consistently displays self-control

  

3.10  Seek inspiration from Scripture to determine and develop wise strategies

         to boldly impact their world for Christ

  

3.11  Fulfill God’s purpose, utilizing his/her own spiritual gifts in order to

        recognize and meet the needs of others

 

3.12  Be world changers by serving others both inside and outside of his/her

        own culture and worldview 

3.13  Be world changers by identifying his/her own role within a community
        and collaborating effectively

 

3.14  Be world changers by demonstrating leadership, working with

         leadership, and submitting to leadership

 

3.15  Be world changers by striving to create a culture of humility, respect,
        and inclusivity on campus and in the world