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9-12
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Chandler, AZ
Students enrolled: 353
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6900 W Galveston St
Chandler, AZ 85226

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(480) 705-8888
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December 11, 2014
I was blessed to have two children attend Valley Christian! We had to drive a half hour each way to attend, but I am so thankful we did. They received a great education, exposure to many different extra activities, and all this centered around the Word of God! What a great foundation before they entered college!

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2014
Valley Christian is an incredible school. I graduated in 2003, and my wife in 2005. I got married in 2008, and each of my 6 groomsmen were VCHS graduates (and 5 of her 7). The school prepared me well for my undergraduate and graduate degrees at a public university, and I was able to participate in sports, fine arts, clubs, etc. With the friends, career, and interests I continue to have today, there's no question that Valley offered me - and continues to offer - a well-rounded experience with an emphasis on academics, social skills, and spiritual fervor. Praise God for Valley Christian.

- submitted by a community member
September 03, 2014
Valley Christian is awesome! This is my sons first year at Valley Christian. I was worried about his transition from public school to private school being a issue.. God is good! His transition has been awesome. He loves his teachers and school. I am so so grateful that God lead us to this school. The staff really cares about these kids. they put God first! My son comes home telling me so many great things about his day. I am nearly in tears thinking about how much of a blessing this has been. I'm excited to say we have the rest of the year to go and next year. I am speaking a "Bible scholar" in to existence by then! God is so so good. I highly recommend this school. I am grateful that we listened to that voice of God and took the leap of faith. To God be the glory.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
This is a great high school for our neighborhood and surrounding neighborhoods. Families come from all over the valley to have their kids attend this school. The school has a family atmosphere and the teachers and staff are wonderful! Academics are challenging and the extra curricular activities are great! It has a strong Christian focus which we love!

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2014
Valley Christian High School is an outstanding school. It provides big school opportunities in a small school environment. The Christian environment is evident throughout the campus, in and outside of the classroom. Valley offers excellent academics ranging from AP classes to Special Education. Additionally, the fine arts program and athletics are exceptional. You won't be disappointed if you choose Valley Christian High School for your child.

- submitted by a teacher
April 24, 2014
By a set of God-orchestrated circumstances, my son ended at Valley halfway through his Junior year. That's pertty traumatic when you had been at another school since 3rd grade! I can't properly describe how thankful we are that we came. I love the teachers, the staff (Lisa can answer one phone, type and dial another phone at the same time!) and the parents have been so welcoming and helpful! The Choir program has no peer - and the sports program depicts the highest degree of godly competition and hard work. My only regret is not having made the move sooner!

- submitted by a parent
December 26, 2013
This school is simply incredible! My wife and I were given the opportunity to adopt my half-brother and sister and shortly after were on a rampage to find a high school for our *new* 14 year old (freshman) daughter. On visiting the school we were greeted with kindness and were quickly given a tour of the facility. My wife and I were also given the opportunity to meet with the principle for a one-on-one where he asked questions about our *new* daughter and why we were looking to place her at Valley Christian. Then came the conversation of greatest concern; finances. We went to Valley on a whim, and the advice of friend, knowing that it was outside of our means. However, the principle asked that we not make that a concern and enrolled our daughter to begin classes within the next two days. He said we would apply for whatever financial aid we could; and by God's grace, almost the entire year's tuition was covered. This school has been a tremendous blessing to our daughter and to us as we try to rear a child into a lifestyle of Godly living; far from her living conditions prior. We felt God called us to Valley and as another member of the body of Christ, Valley came through.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2013
My son is so happy at Valley. He is blossoming in a way that I did not think was possible. I ve spent many years worried about his anxiety that has really prevented him from reaching his potential. To see his happiness shining through now is amazing. The feeling we had when we first went through the school visit a year ago was that it was an incredibly happy place to be. That feeling has proven true in spades. Good teachers with small class sizes that care about each individual student academically and personally.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
Sending our kids to Valley Christian after being in a large public school has been the best decision we ve ever made! Everything from Athletics, to Fine Arts, to Robotics and more is top notch! The kids are much more involved in the school than they were in the public schools. The Principal and all of the teachers and staff are truly invested in the lives of each individual student. The kids are growing academically, spiritually, and socially within a caring, family-oriented environment. They will be much better prepared for college with their experience at Valley Christian. We HIGHLY recommend VCHS!

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
We love the environment and attention that has been provided to our kids. They have been able to play multiple sports, develop close relationships with the coaches, and especially the teachers. Largely due to the environment at Valley, our Junior scored very high on his PSAT and ACT PLAN exams. He had several very personal recommendations from teachers that have enabled him to win some academic awards, and now he has some opportunities to possibly attend some elite academic colleges. We have been thrilled with all aspects of the school, faculty and administration.

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2013
Through the years I have prayed that the Lord would place Godly role models and influences into my son's life since he spends more time at school and activities than at home. Although there is no perfect school, Valley has provided just that for my son. There have been a handful of very Godly influences in his life that have taught him what being a leader and Godly role model look like. The benefits he has reaped will be eternal and for that I am forever grateful!! He has grown solid in his faith, has learned critical thinking, and has been taught how to defend his faith as well. I feel he is well prepared for the college environment. I have also seen administration handle student issues swiftly which I appreciate. The smaller environment has also given more of a "family" feel to the school and my son has made deep, lifelong friends because of the environment.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2013
I have had one son graduate from valley and one who is a senior now. Both of my boys started valley their freshman year. I could not have asked for a better high school experience. The teachers care for their students . Not only did the teachers care about my boys and how they were doing academically but they truly cared how they were doing in their personal life. We went through a divorce and every single teacher poured their lives into my boys. They want the very best for each and every student. I am so thankful for The teachers at valley Christian high school! I have a daughter who will be starting valley next year and I can't wait! she is also excited!

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2013
Valley Christian High School is without a doubt one of the hidden gems of the East Valley. A real commitment to the Bible and academic excellence is what sets Valley Christian apart! My daughter has thrived under the leadership of the administration and faculty. Principal Mark Bistricky has a passion that is contagious! I give this school 5 stars... but it deserves more!!! If you want to give your child the absolute best Christian education (and overall Christian experience) you must give Valley Christian a visit! The campus is absolutely beautiful... the sports facilities are awesome... and it has a family oriented feel everywhere! We were going to send our children to Corona Del Sol... but once we saw Valley Christian... the decision a easy. Several of my daughter's friends (at other schools) are now asking their parents to send them to Valley Christian. If you want a feel for how great an atmosphere exists... just come to a football game and you will see the very best Christian community with your own eyes. Everyone is positive, encouraging, and share the same Biblical values! Without a doubt, the best decision we ever made!

- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2013
Recent administrative staff change has negatively affected both academics and Christian principles. As a result, academic scores and student respect for staff has plumeted. Drug use runs rampant. Staff is political - protect their own - rather than support the student. Many core teachers, that made this school thrive, have left. It was a much better school before the administrative staff change. Consider another school.

- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2013
Sending our two sons to VCHS has been among the very best decisions we've made which continues to have a powerful, positive impact on the character and direction our sons are taking in life. Our family is a bit different in that our boys attended public schools first before private Christian school. We are big supporters of both public and private education. On the whole, we feel the engaged mentoring of VCHS teachers, positive influence of VCHS friends, and Christian fundamental perspective has prepared our sons for life long success over and above any college experience to come.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2013
I can't say enough about Valley Christian High School. Our daughter got a great education and was accepted to a "hard to get into" private college. She got to participate in everything, and all of this looked great on a college application. However, the most important point in all of this, she was educated with Christ and prayer at the center. There were caring teachers who helped us raise our daughter. If you worry about your kids and what will happen to them during their high school years, Valley Christian is your answer.

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2012
A+ rating: Valley Christian prepared our graduate with challenging academics to immediately enter a top university nursing program on an academic scholarship. Beyond classroom excellence, VC allowed each of our three student s diverse interests to be met through volleyball, cheer, football, student council, yearbook, basketball, choir, volleyball, national honor society, track, and more. VC s quality teachers have a connection with their students that helps to draw the best out of them, and VC s administration parallels the Christian values in our home in a professional, responsive and caring way. Valley Christian has been the right choice, they have delivered beyond expectations, and they produce top graduates that are making a difference in their world.

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2012
All 3 of our children went to Valley Christian High School, the first one in 1995 and the last one graduated in 2005. All 3 had different, but phenomenal experiences! One was an athlete and won a state championship. Another one was a musician and VCHS empowered him to become a full time musician after graduation. Our daughter was able to get back on track in her school work from being there. The environment is Christian based, very supportive and we had financial help from the school when our 2 sons were going to the school at the same time. I highly recommend the school and all that it can do for your children!

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2012
Valley Christian is has been a great school for my kids. My son has grown spiritually as he has been required to show express his faith in words and put it into action as well. The chapels are just unbelievable. He is a good student, but is still being challenged in the classroom and cannot slide by just because he is bright. The teachers here require a lot from them, but help them to achieve these goals as well. I also love the friends he has here. They are very good kids and ones that I trust him to be with. I have been so happy that it was never a question that we would send our other children here as well. My daughter is a freshman now and she is having a great experience in her freshman year as well. Both of my children have ben very involved in extra curricular activities as well. VCHS does a great job of supporting this in their students also.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2012
What a great experience we had at Valley Christian High School! We had 2 young men graduate there and now a freshman starting this year. VCHS provided a quality education and prepared them well for college. VCHS offers something for everyone whether it s sports (they have it all), drama, choir, art, cheer, robotics or other; there is a place for your child. The teachers and staff truly care about your child and their development spiritually, physically and academically. The friendships we ve made are priceless as well. I would highly recommend VCHS and encourage anyone to check it out. God s hand is on Valley Christian High School; it is evident.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2012
Excellent programs and teachers that challenge students to grow and develop a Christian worldview while preparing and developing the students for college and careers. Outstanding extra-curricular opportunities including a nationally-ranked Robotics program, one of the most successful athletic programs in the state and an award-winning and nationally recognized music program.

- submitted by a community member
October 24, 2011
We have had two children graduate from Valley, we currently have a senior there, and will have a freshman there next year. We have been mostly satisfied over the years with the school. It is true, there have been some unsatisfactory teachers over these years, but for the most part they have been weeded out. The school has also been through a lot of changes with the administration, and we feel over the past couple of years they have made real, positive changes in this area. We are very excited with the new administrator for this year, and look forward to the next four years, under his direction. He is placing the school on a path, along with the teacher, of coming along side the parents, in the Spiritual development of the students. There is incredible opportunities in academics, sports, music, the arts etc. My kids have made life long friends at VCHS and we would highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2011
There are people in this world who aren t just nice to your children, who aren t just excellent teachers, but are people God places in your children s lives you reach in & mold who they are. VCHS is filled with teachers & coaches who have done this for all 4 of our children. We have 2 boys & 2 girls who are very sports oriented,& Valley has allowed them to play on multiple state championship teams.Our kids have traveled with the highly acclaimed Trojan Choir, served in the community & school government, participate in national medical forums,& are being offered college scholarships from across the country due to the high academic level Valley has brought them to.God has answered our prayers through the incredible,God-pursuing peers they've found at Valley.There are young people there who live life to the fullest & push our kids to be their very best.We have a home where Christ reigns & wanted a school which would come alongside us to help grow them into adults who would be well equipped to serve Him, using the gifts He gave each of them to the fullest,& most of all, that would feed their fire for our Savior. We found that in Valley Christian High School. We have been truly blessed.

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2011
I enthusiastically recommend Valley Christian to anyone who wants to give their child an excellent education in a truly Christian environment. Academically, Valley has helped my children to rise to their full potential and allowed them to be a part of a wide range of extracurricular activities. When my older daughter graduated, she received numerous scholarship offers and is currently doing very well in college. The teachers and staff at Valley really make the difference. They are wonderful Christian role models for the students because they are able to speak from their own life experiences about how having a relationship with Christ helps them every day. Is it worth the tuition? Yes! We have used ACSTO and TRIP to make it possible for our kids to attend Valley. If you want to learn more about the school, one of the best ways to do this is to attend one of the open houses offered throughout the year. I did this about 7 years ago and am so glad I did!

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2011
Valley Christian High School has made a tremendously positive impact on our family! We have finally found a place where our child can thrive by using the gifts that God has given him. If your child is an athlete, Valley has a place for your child. If you child is into the Arts, Valley has many opportunities in this area. Perhaps, one of our favorite classes, Ministry Development is available for the child who wants to lead or support chapel services and ministry opportunities. The teachers at Valley are called and committed, and because of this are able to connect with students, meet them where they are, and help them grow in their knowledge and in their faith. I want no other school for either of my kids. Valley is definitely the school of choice for our family!

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2011
We have two children currently attending Valley Christian and they both love it. The teachers at Valley really care about our kids and want them to succeed. The Christ centered curriculum has enriched both of their lives. Because of the size of the school, our kids have been able to be involved in a variety of activities, from sports to drama. Our son is a senior this year and has been able to obtain a number of scholarships that will make college a reality for him.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2011
Valley Christian High School has been an outstanding school for my 2 boys to attend. After sending our 2 older kids to a public school, we love the Christ-centered curriculum, and the "family" nature of this school. My boys both played sports here in a very competitive environment with great christian coaches. I would highly recommend this high school.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2011
Valley has been a great experience for our kids. We were amazed at how many graduating seniors received full-ride scholarships to major universities, along with appointments to the military acadamies. Our kids liked the smaller more personal setting, without sacrificing activities in sports. They must have just about all the same sports activities as 5A schools, but the chance to participate was so much better at Valley.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2011
We LOVE Valley Christian High School! Our son attended VC and graduated in 2010. These were the best four years of his life to date. He found his place, was able to excell in everything from academics to sports. He made life long friendships with students, teachers & his coaches. He was well prepared to attend a 4 year top rated private college where his is excelling all because of Valley Christian High School. We are not wealthy and were able to send our son there because of the Arizona private school tuition tax credit program. We did not feel out of place due to income status. We have another child approaching high school years and we will consider no other high schools besides VC.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2010
Valley Christian High School is an excellent private high school. The teachers and staff have an attitude that the students success is their success. If you are looking for a wholesome spiritual environment, excellent academics, arts, and athletics, look no further. I have seen my student mature in all areas. The community is welcoming and family oriented. This was the best investment we've made for our student. I believe at graduation our son will be well prepared for college and carry with him a solid spiritual foundation.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 30, 2010
As a graduate I can say that I grew spiritually during my time at VCHS. I made some great friends there including teachers who genuinely cared for me. I'm doing just great in college.

- submitted by a student
March 13, 2010
Our first year at VCHS has been everything we had hoped for in a school. The school is able to keep a good balance between rigorous academic emphasis, spiritual emphasis, and activities.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2010
Our family has enjoyed a wonderful four years at Valley Christian High School. He has matured academically and socially and has his college plans all set having received solid guidance and instruction. We are very thankful for the wonderful faculty and administrtion who genuinely care for students.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2010
Gives high expectations with how it is presented, but doesn't live up to its own hype. Poor academic quality and hypocritical on ethics and morals.

- submitted by a community member
November 03, 2009
Valley was the best decision I ever made. I graduated a few years ago, but I still go back and catch up with my old teachers.

- submitted by a community member
August 13, 2009
Too small to build any long-lasting, real friendships. Some good teachers, mostly bad. Much too conservative to have any real diversity

- submitted by a student
no rating August 05, 2009
I had my child attend this school and graduate last year. My otherchild will be a freshman will be attending another Christian High School. Valley has some good qualities but over the years they have become nothing but a high priced private school. The academics are not challenging, drug issues, teen pregnancy and the most lewd behaviors at school dances are the norm. This is not my idea of a Christian School but is far better than a Public School. In the early years when my son attended, again he graduated in 2008 this school was the best of the best. The new admistrator came in and the school became very liberal. I hope that Valley Christian becomes once again the school it was at one time.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2008
Not satisfied! Except the small school atmosphere which was appealing I didn't see any benefits of this school verses a better public school. An overload on religious imput (unless you want to be a minister or go that route) but the Christian attitude wasn't there. High tuition, limited choices and the lunch room is a joke.

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- submitted by a teacher
December 07, 2005
Wonderful school. Lots of learning and attention to details.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2005
My child has done very well in this school, The small school atmosphere has been good for him. I found the teachers my child had were very responsive and cared about him. The students seem to be very nice and well mannered. I only wish the school had a bigger variety of elective classes. They seem to be lacking in that area. Also, the tuition is very high.

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June 03, 2004
After my child attended this school I was not impressed. The money you put into it is not worth what comes out. Small school atmosphere is good but for what you pay, the school seems poor financially in relation. The teachers are relatively unresponsive to initiated contact. There doesn't seem to be any expectations of the staff. My child did not relay a feeling of support or encouragement towards her academics. In final, it's not worth what you pay.

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Valley Christian High School
6900 W Galveston St, Chandler, AZ  85226
(480) 705-8888
Last modified Valley Christian High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Valley Christian High School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 49 reviews. Top