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Valley Christian School

School Profile 

Accreditation and Testing

Valley Christian School is accredited through the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI), the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and AdvanEd. VCS meets all requirements for graduation. VCS uses TerraNova testing as a school-wide assessment tool for K-8 students. The high school participates in the following tests: PSAT, ACT, ASVAB, MontCAS/CRT, and all AP tests as required in order to complete courses.

VCS CEEB Code: 270631

 

ACSI Accreditation               AdvancEd Accreditation           VCS ACT Scores

Academics

Valley Christian School offers a variety of classes designed to engage students’ interests as well as expand their knowledge base. In addition to core classes, we offer the following extracurricular courses; art, band, choir, drama/musical, woodworking, welding, automotive, yearbook, robotics, Spanish and photography.  AP classes offered include Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, and English Language & Composition. Bible is a part of the daily curriculum for all students, and it is also incorporated into each subject. Grades are given based on a 4.0 grading scale.

 

Valley Christian School offers two tracks for graduation: the Core track and the Honors track.

 

Core Program                                                  Honor’s Program

            Bible – 4 credits                                              Bible – 4 credits

            English – 4 credits                                          English – 4 credits

            Math – 3 credits (Including Financial Math)     Math – 4 credits (Including Pre-Calculus)           

            History – 3 credits                                          History – 3 credits

            Science – 2 credits                                          Science – 3 credits

            Business Tech – 1 credit                                Business Tech – 1 credit

            Health/PE – 1 credit                                       Health/PE – 1 credit

            Fine Arts – 1 credit                                         Fine Arts – 2 credits

            Electives – 7 credits                                       Foreign Language – 2 credits

             -Total of 26 credits                                       Financial Math – 1 credit

                                                                                      Electives – 3 credits

                                                                                    - Total of 28 credits

Athletics

VCS offers a variety of sports throughout the year including football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, and track. As a member of the Montana High School Association (MHSA), students are able to compete at the highest level of competition in the state. VCS is also a member of District 13-C, which is part of the Western C Division. Achievements through the athletic program include:

  • 8 Montana State Championships
  • 7 District (League) Championships
  • 16 Divisional Championships

Enrollment

Valley Christian School currently enrolls 261 students. (as of September 2019)

Preschool – 37
Kindergarten – 24 
Elementary (Grades 1-6) – 111
Junior High (Grades 7-8) – 35
High School (Grades 9-12) – 54

Students attend over 50 different churches in the area. Interdenominational chapel services are held weekly on campus for students and staff. Since the first graduating class in 1986, there have been over 700 graduates. VCS students have won various scholarships including the DAR Good Citizen Scholarship, as well as turning out a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.

 

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