Valley Christian School
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
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
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
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.